On select Thursdays, Shillington teachers share quick lessons on design legends. Think of it as Design History 101 meets the hashtag era. Here are some of our favourite lessons!

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Condomania Campaign #tbt

Condomania is a condom store that promotes fun, safer-sex. Ogilvy & Mather Japan created a campaign that would educate...

Throwback Thursday
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Zembla Magazine #tbt

I have always had a passion for editorial design and typography so when I discovered Zembla magazine in 2003, I instantly...

Throwback Thursday
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Joy Division’s Unknown Pleasures #tbt

No doubt if you show someone this cover they’ll instantly say Joy Division and/or Unknown Pleasures without even...

Illustration Throwback Thursday
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Dubonnet Posters A. M. Cassandre #tbt

Aside from the wonderful visual interplay between gestural curve and strict geometrics, A. M. Cassandre manages to cleverly...

Illustration Throwback Thursday
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Neue Norway Passport #tbt

Okay, so I’m slightly obsessed with Norway. My Instagram feed is full of photographers traipsing about the countryside....

Throwback Thursday
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Geometry of Pasta #tbt

In 2017, we're shifting gears on our design history #tbt series. Instead of mini lessons on graphic design legends, our...

Branding Publishing
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Kyle Cooper #tbt

This edition of Throwback Thursday is perhaps more of a fusion with #ILoveTheseGuys. While Kyle Cooper isn't the oldest of...

Throwback Thursday Typography
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Matthew Carter #tbt

Matthew Carter (b. 1937) Matthew Carter is arguably the world’s most widely read designer. If you don’t recognise his...

Throwback Thursday Typography
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Alexey Brodovitch #tbt

Alexey Brodovitch (1898–1971) Following Fashion week it seems only right to dedicate this month's Throwback Thursday to one...

Throwback Thursday
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Louise Fili #tbt

Louise Fili (b. 1951) Louise Fili is a highly acclaimed graphic designer, best known for her handwritten type. She is a...

Throwback Thursday Typography
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Jurriaan Schrofer #tbt

Jurriaan Schrofer (1926–90) In our Throwback Thursday series we often feature the more famed designers of the...

Throwback Thursday
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Jan Tschichold #tbt

Jan Tschichold (1902–1974) Born in Leipzig, Germany—Jan Tschichold is one of the most influential typographers of the 20th...

Publishing Throwback Thursday
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Sister Corita #tbt

Sister Corita (1918–1986) Sister Mary Corita Kent was an American Catholic Nun, activist, artist and eventually graphic...

Illustration Publishing
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Peter Saville #tbt

Peter Saville (b. 1955) One of Manchester's finest, Peter Saville is most famous for his prolific work for Factory records for...

Throwback Thursday
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Josef Müller-Brockmann #tbt

Josef Müller-Brockmann (1914–1996) Celebrated designer and teacher Josef Müller-Brockmann is a pioneer of the Swiss...

Throwback Thursday Typography
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