Sunday, September 21, 2008

In Memory of Alan Fletcher

Detail of a Pirelli poster for a double-decker bus, 1961

Visual identity of the Victoria & Albert Museum, London,1989

Alan Fletcher sitting on the terrace of his West London studio, 1995

All images source here.

Alan Fletcher would have been 77 years old today. I remember encountering his book "The Art of Looking Sideways" several years ago, and marveling at the wit and diversity of his work. Today, he remains considered as one of the most influential designers in the world.

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