Full of North Eastern Promise

The north east of England has always fostered a wealth of graphic design talent

A new exhibition, Our Friends in the North, is set to celebrate this abundance, featuring work created between 1977 and 2007 at a show in Newcastle running from 13 October until 4 November.

As part of this year’s Design Event 07 (the North East’s annual design festival) Our Friends in the North will feature work from designers including Richard Fenwick, Peter Chadwick (Beth Orton sleeve shown, 5), Dave Malone, Vaughan Oliver (Pixies poster, 6), Phil Sims (Hove festival poster, 7) Michael C Place and Mark Blamire, whose Helvetica 50 exhibition will also open at the Globe Gallery. Gary Hustwit’s Helvetica documentary will also be screened on the opening night of the event at the Tyneside cinema.

Our Friends in the North takes place at the Stephenson Building, South Street (behind Central Station), Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3PD. See www.dott07.com/go/whatisdott/rsc for more venue details.


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