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First Things First

So we have to produce an essay at university as part of our course. While I was doing some research I came across this manifesto by Ken Garland written in 1964, it was in reaction to the consumerism culture. 19 more words

First Things First

Lettering: Objects, Examples, Practice



Opening this week is an exhibition on lettering at Central Saint Martins, King’s Cross, London


The exhibition explores the rich history of lettering through a selection of key historic books and manuscripts from the College’s museum and study collection and central lettering record.  84 more words

Triangulation Task - First Things First Manifesto

In 1964 Ken Garland, a British Graphic Designer, published a manifesto named First Things First. It was a plea for a change to where and how the current designers at the time used their skills, from superficial commercial work to more worthwhile causes. 1,263 more words