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GF Smith archive show

We nipped across to 33 Portland Place yesterday to check out an exhibition of delicious archive material from the paper company GF Smith.

They've been producing paper stocks for the design industry since the 1880s, and have an archive collection that includes work by Sir Peter Blake, Saul Bass, Paul Rand, and Milton Glaser. It was interesting to see how their various bits of promotional material had changed over the years, but also to see how much had remained the same.

The show is invitation only, but they're touring it all over the place, and they're also digitising their archive, so there's more than a chance that you'll be seeing much more of this stuff before long...

posted: 8 June 2010
categories: Events
 
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