Details: Commander, John (Foreword). Balding + Mansell, London. 1963. First edition. Half cloth and boards. Section sewn. 125pp. 225 x 285mm. Printed in black and white, unpaginated. Text in English, French and German. Design - Birdsall, Derek. Printer - Balding + Mansell, London.
About: 17 Graphic Designers London was an early attempt to present the work and effectiveness of a new breed of designer. The ‘graphic designer’ - at the time the term ‘commercial artist’ was still the general currency. Directory that profiles the portfolios of 17 creative high flyers of the time – Dennis Bailey, Derek Birdsall, BDMW Associates; George Daulby, George Mayhew, Peter Wildbur, Ian Bradbery, David Collins, Bob Gill, Alan Fletcher, Colin Forbes, Sydney King, Jock Kinneir, Margaret Calvert, Romek Marber, John Sewell, Barry Trengrove, Tom Wolsey.
Good condition: ware consistent with age, rubbing to covers, slight bumps to corners, creases/ripples across top edge of pages throughout much of the book, binding tight, back cover (reattached), light pencil (price) inscription to front end page, small tear to head of cloth spine which is also faded, clean interior. Please contact us should you have any further questions about condition.