A life-affirming guide to fresh-thinking, creative problem-solving and the art of getting things done by the internationally renowned graphic artist, Anthony Burrill.
Anthony Burrill is an internationally renowned graphic artist, print-maker and designer. His persuasive, up-beat style of communication makes him sought after by big brands, advertising agencies and design schools the world over. He is best known for his typographic, text-based compositions, including the now-famous 'Work Hard & Be Nice to People', which has become a mantra for the design community and beyond. He now lives and works on the Isle of Oxney, Kent.
This book is definitely not just for the aspiring graphic designer;
it's a manual for all those creatives needing a little inspired
encouragement. * Wallpaper *
On one hand it's a rollicking retrospective from a respected name in the world of graphic design, on the other it's a reminder worth heeding about the sources of creativity and role of the designer to question, improve and probe. It's a failsafe first-person account that validates, vindicates and inspires the little-represented idea of success - and being nice while you do it. * Monocle Magazine *
A beautifully designed object featuring examples of significant pieces of work from Burrill's career as well as ephemera from his life and new, text-based works alongside his writing. * Creative Review *
An intimate and uplifting reflection of what it is to be a designer ... book-cum-manual for creative thinking and doing. * Grafik *