Problem Solved, a book by Johnson Banks creative director Michael Johnson, will be published in October. The book analyses the issues and problems faced by designers when presented with a client’s brief. Each chapter looks at an individual problem in detail and uses case studies of designers who have solved issues in innovative ways. The cover, designed by Johnson, is based on the printers’ marque, an interrobang, which was researched by Harriet Devoy. The book will be published by Phaidon Press, priced £29.95.
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