Kirsty Carter and Emma Thomas, Founders of London-based graphic design studio A Practice for Everyday Life, will give a lecture exploring the múltiple Avenues of overlap between graphic design and art, from publishing to exhibition design i digitals. Carter and Thomas will introdueix their work by talking through the stories behind a selection of projects including visual identities, type design and book design.
About A Practice for Everyday Life (APFEL)
A Practice for Everyday Life is a London-based graphic design studio founded by Kirsty Carter and Emma Thomas in 2003. Their work includes visual identities, books, exhibitions, art direction, type design, signage, packaging, and digital design. APFEL works across cultural and commercial worlds with a research-led approach to design that results in thoughtful and original work.
Their clients include Tate, V&A, Barbican, Lisson Gallery, Phaidon, Sternberg, Marian Goodman Gallery, Bloomsbury, and Camper. Their work is held in collections at The Art Institute of Chicago, the V&A Museum Archive, the Bibliothèque National des Livres Rares, Paris, the Royal College of Art Library, and the Tate Library. APFEL projects include the recent visual identity and campaign for Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge; visual identity, signage and type design for The Hepworth Wakefield; exhibition and book design for Basquiat: Boom for Real at the Barbican; and books for artists David Hockney, David Noonan, Oscar Murillo, Leonor Antunes and Douglas Coupland.
Lecture organized by the Master's Degree in Graphic Design.