AGI Open London
26–27 September 2013
The Barbican, London
G . F Smith was very proud to be the official partner of the AGI Open London in September 2013. Over two days, 30 of the world’s leading graphic designers spoke about their work, the future of graphic design, and the importance of design education.
The foremost body of its kind, the Alliance Graphique Internationale brings the world’s leading graphic design practitioners together to discuss areas of common interest, from sustainability to professional practice.It’s past members include some of the true greats of graphic design, from Cassandre to Josef Müller-Brockmann and Paul Rand. Current members include Wim Crouwel, Massimo Vignelli, Paula Scher and Marian Bantjes.
AGI members have been responsible for some of the most iconic designs of the 20th and 21st centuries, including branding, publications, illustrations and posters. Of equal importance is the fact that they are responsible for providing teaching in design schools all over the world.