Reviving the Mischievous, Modernist 1980s Type Publication that Challenged the Status Quo (Eye on Design)

Modernist 1980s Type Publication

Sidestepping the brash exterior of much of the 1980s design in the UK, one publication quietly challenged the status quo, combining the influence of Swiss modernism with a British penchant for mischief. Over the course of six years and eight issues, the journal Octavo proved that British designers could deliver sophisticated content, within a contemplative style, layout, and structure.

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teamSimon is a Sydney based digital designer. He is the Director of a boutique digital design studio, Bailey Street Design located in the vibrant inner west suburb of Newtown. Simon studied graphic design at Shillington College and specialises in web design for small and medium-size businesses. Simon and his team (Toby the studio dog) are passionate about visual communication in the digital environment.

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