Katherine Gillieson

Recent articles by Katherine Gillieson

Pioneers of Futurism

Issue 59, Spring 2006


The typographic experimentation of the early Futurists brought about a ‘new, more…

Edward Wright’s Optimism On Display

Issue 63, Spring 2007


Edward Wright (1912-88) was a designer, artist, writer and teacher. His work is…

Recent blog posts by Katherine Gillieson

Honolulu habitus

9 January 2013

‘Geographics’ tackled the transnational terrain of design education. Report from the AIGA design educators’ conference in Hawaii
The East-West Center is set within the campus of the University of Hawaii at Manoa; a prime conference location to discuss transnational influences in design education, writes Katherine Gillieson.

Otl Aicher’s interjections

6 July 2012

The ‘Munich ’72’ Design Legacy exhibition & symposium in Canterbury
This year marks the 40th anniversary of Otl Aicher’s design work for the 1972 Munich Olympiad, writes Katherine Gillieson. The exhibition and symposium at UCA Canterbury commemorate these in a timely way, as the Olympic torch passes through Canterbury on 19 July and the London games are less than a month away.