Graphic Design by Iain Cadby for the Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
Graphic Design by Iain Cadby for the Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
Commentaries by Gavin Lucas
Photographer Iain Cadby
  • Imprint: Booth-Clibborn Editions
  • Publication Date: April 7, 2015
  • Price: $45.00
  • Trim Size: 7 12 x 9 12
  • ISBN: 1-86154-368-9
  • EAN: 9781861543684
  • Page Count: 288
  • Illustrations: 250 color illustrations
  • Format: Paperback
  • Rights: North America

Since 2004, the London gallery Elms Lesters Painting Rooms has hosted seminal exhibits of contemporary artists, including graffiti artists Futura, Delta (Boris Tellegen), Space Invader, KAWS, and others. Here, graphic designer Iain Cadby documents the graphic components that accompanied exhibitions held between 2008 and 2014. The graphic design for each exhibition is examined, including specific visual language or identity design and accompanying projects, including books. The text by Gavin

Lucas provides a historical overview of the period, putting the gallery, the artistic movement of street art, and graphic design into context.

About the author


Gavin Lucas is a writer, educator, and curator. He contributes regularly to Creative Review and Cool Hunting and is the cofounder of Outline Editions.