Peter Knapp – Graphic Design in the 60’s and today

Peter Knapp presentation on the AGI Open Porto 2010 that took place at Casa da Musica Oct 11, 2010.
The AGI Open Porto 2010 was curated by Lizá Ramalho an Artur Rebelo (R2)

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length: 30:35

The 60’s were the best times for book design.
Designers like Paco Rabanne, Couréges or Mary Quant created a new look. Art director’s Harper’s Bazaar and ELLE were precursors to the post coutures towards ready-to-wear.
At this AGI meeting in Porto, I will attempt to demonstrate the differences between then and now, between working with a team, and working alone. I will expose 4 projects that I’m currently working on: The color of my skin, Canal Street, Art flamingo and Conservation of the French Coast, particularly dealing with lighthouses.

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