Politics

Exploring Unit Editions’ new book on the work of Paula Scher

This month, independent publisher Unit Editions has released Paula Scher: Works – a 522-page book documenting the life and work of the Pentagram partner. We speak to the book’s co-editor Adrian Shaughnessy about what makes Scher “remarkable”, her politically-motivated projects, and her refusal to be typecast as a “female designer”.

The exhibition exploring the history of anti-war protest designs

The Imperial War Museum’s People Power: Fighting for Peace exhibition showcases everything from homemade protest banners to photomontage artworks dating from the First World War to the present day. Historian and exhibition curator Matt Brosnan picks out some of the most powerful anti-war designs from the past century.