Catalog to an exhibition about Dutch Design currently touring in Asia using Trio Grotesk by Florian Schick from Bold Monday. Designed by Trapped in Surburbia. For more info and images see their site:
Graphic Happiness is a design project consisting of a publication, a traveling exhibition and educational programme on 100 years of Dutch graphic design. The exhibition travels through China from the end of 2012 till the end of 2013 and starts in Nanjing. The exhibition shows the work of over 60 designers and shows their love and passion for graphic design. Design is what makes these designers happy. It also bring the two countries China and the Netherlands together and have them exchange design knowledge and culture. […]
The publication contains 246 pages of Dutch Graphic Design History and shows the work (amongst others) of Dutch Designers like Dick Bruna, Wim Crouwel, Theo van Doesburg, Anthon Beeke, Lust, Thonik, Niessen & de Vries, Studio Dumbar and Trapped in Suburbia. The book is in english and chinese and can be ordered at Museum Hilversum for €32,50.
1 Comment on “Graphic Happiness”
The book cover integrates the Swiss red cross-mark with the Chinese character 囍, created by combining two 喜. 囍 is mostly seen on occasions of celebration, most likely in a wedding.