Why Emigre mattered – and still matters

Massimo Vignelli once called it a “factory of garbage” but for 20 years Emigre magazine provided a vital forum for fierce debate about the future of graphic design. As the first UK exhibition about the title opens, Rick Poynor looks at its enduring influence

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Worthing, West Sussex

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Frome, Somerset

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Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire