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TYPE TALKS: Brian Webb

19th February 2014

Books with Stories: Thrills, spills, romance, happy endings. Bindings, blurbs, letterpress, linocuts. Type with pointy bits, type without. Every job has a story.

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Brian Webb is a graphic designer. He co-founded Trickett & Webb in 1971 and Webb & Webb in 2003. Clients include international companies, arts organisations and publishers.

He has co-written, designed and produced books on British designers including; Edward Bawden and Eric Ravilious, Paul and John Nash, E McKnight Kauffer, David Gentleman, John Piper, Peter Blake, Abram Games, FHK Henrion and Enid Marx in the Design series of monographs. Recent jobs include publications for the V&A and Tate, postage stamps for Royal Mail, covers for Harry Potter and a limited edition of Under Milk Wood with Peter Blake to coincide with the centenary of Dylan Thomas.

He is a visiting Professor of the University of the Arts, London, Past President of the Chartered Society of Designers, has lectured around the world and won countless international design awards. His work has been exhibited in the UK, Europe, USA and Japan and in permanent collections including the V&A and Museum of Modern Art, New York.