Alan Fletcher

Alan Fletcher, graphic designer, was born on September 27, 1931. He died on September 21, 2006, aged 74.

“Design is not a thing you do, It’s a way of life”

His book, the Art of Looking Sideways, is one of my very favourites and had a great effect on me: I am sure I have looked at every page several time, and yet, every time I open it, I see something new.

An overview of his life and work from the Designmuseum here.

There are touching tributes and comments from other designers here.

Obituaries from the Guardian, NYT, Times and Independent.

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