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A colourful detail from a poster from the Icograda Archive, depicting the city of Porvoo in Finland. University of Brighton Design Archives.

ICOGRADA

A red and white poster depicting four horses in a row with decorations on their heads. A Polish advertisement poster for the circus. Designer: Tadeusz Jodlowski. Taken from the ICOGRADA (International Council of Graphic Design Associations) Archive housed at the University of Brighton Design Archives.

‘Circus’. Poland (no date). Designer: Tadeusz Jodlowski. Catalogue number: ICO-3-26-86.

The International Council of Graphic Design Associations (ICOGRADA) has been the professional world body for graphic design and visual communication since it was founded in London in 1963. A voluntary grouping of world-wide associations with a strong educational remit, it promotes the role of graphic design in both society and commerce. The ICOGRADA archive comprises 2000 posters from around the world, library holdings, and a significant body of documentation relating to governance, administration and educational activities.

See also news item and related blog entry about Icograda’s 50th Anniversary Exhibition held at the London College of Communication 31 August – 13 September, 2013.

A button to press to browse this archive on the Archives Hub

A colour poster from Russia from 1969, depicting five different professional Russian women. Artist: V. Menshikov. Taken from the ICOGRADA (International Council of Graphic Design Associations) Archive housed at the University of Brighton Design Archives.

‘Soviet Women’. Russia (1969). Artist: V. Menshikov. Poems: V. Kapralova. Catalogue number: ICO-3-27-14.

A Czechoslovakian poster with a line of motorcycles racing advertising the motorcycling world championships in Brno in 1967. Designer: Miroslav Simorda. Taken from the ICOGRADA (International Council of Graphic Design Associations) Archive housed at the University of Brighton Design Archives.

‘Motorcycling World Championships, Brno’. Czechoslovakia (1967). Designer: Miroslav Simorda. Catalogue number: ICO-3-9-28.

A colour poster depicting the year 1969 with colourful imagery inside the numbers. Advertisement poster for Grafis taking place in Spain in 1969. Taken from the Icograda (International Council of Graphic Design Associations) Archive housed at the University of Brighton Design Archives.

‘1969 – Grafis’. Spain (1969). Catalogue number: ICO-3-28-18.

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Sirpa Kutilainen • January 1, 1998


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