The posters all feature full bleed black and white shots by Turpin of visitors enjoying exhibits and objects from the V&A’s vast trove of historical artifacts. A succinct headline (penned by Davies) appears in colour at the top of each poster that is matched by the colour of an oversize, slightly transparent V&A logo that occupies the bottom half of of the poster:
“The V&A brand is known the world over, and yet the visitor experience in the museum is a very personal one,” says Rose Design’s creative partner Simon Elliott of the work. “There’s so much to explore, enjoy and inspire… [and] we wanted to capture this in a series of little stories which convey the quintessentially British nature of the V&A, with wit and elegance,” he continues. “Consequently, we knew who we wanted to work with us on the campaign from the start, to help create a bold and confident visual identity that the Membership team can own within the V&A brand.”
CR in Print
The February issue of CR magazine features a major interview with graphic designer Ken Garland. Plus, we delve into the Heineken advertising archive, profile digital art and generative design studio Field, talk to APFEL and Linder about their collaboration on a major exhibition in Paris for the punk artist, and debate the merits of stock images versus commissioned photography. Plus, a major new book on women in graphic design, the University of California logo row and what it means for design, Paul Belford on a classic Chivas Regal ad and Jeremy Leslie on the latest trends in app design for magazines and more. Buy your copy here.
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