In 2010, Fletcher Studio was set up by Alan’s daughter, Raffaella Fletcher, to manage the archive of her famous father’s work. The archive is now online, and Raffaella has given me permission to post some samples of Alan’s work here… please note that everything shown here and on the website at alanfletcherarchive.com is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and treaties around the world.
View much more of Alan Fletcher’s beautiful graphic design work (and descriptions for the images shown above) here.
Thanks to Ronald Shakespear, a mutual friend from Argentina, for bringing the Alan Fletcher Archive to my attention.
Michal Krasnopolski’s concept was “to create a very modernist, minimalist poster series for movie enthusiasts. The idea is based on a very simple grid: a circle and two diagonals inscribed in a square. It surprised me how many posters I could create based on this very simple approach; the possibilities are theoretically unlimited…”
(Thanks to Nancy Wu in Vancouver for the link).
(click on image above for link to larger JPG — thanks Adrian)
Redmer Hoekstra creates fanciful drawings of a strange world where nothing familiar is quite as it seems. See more of his morphed visions in pen and pencil here and here.
Pyongyang, North Korea
“North Korean women are encouraged by the state to choose from one of the 18 officially sanctioned hairstyles, as shown in this display on the wall of a salon in the capital…”
(source, via Marian Bantjes)
A perusal of miscellaneous retro comics paints guys as real jerks… it’s enough to make a man want to apologize on behalf of my whole damn gender!