Author(s): Hendrik Hellige
The job description of graphic designers has changed. Classical graphic design is now being influenced by various design principles from the areas of typography, illustration, art and installation. Exciting work is currently being produced that is not necessarily created by graphic designers, but by independent spirits who work in interdisciplinary ways with a variety of skills. This new generation of talent is developing a visual vocabulary that is refreshingly off-key and inventing their own original design language. Lemon Poppy Seed is a compilation of work by these young, international artists. Their styles defy current trends and classifications and are all the more brilliant for doing so. The 272-page book takes readers on a whirlwind creative journey that proves that these newcomers are a creative force to be reckoned with. Lemon Poppy Seed is the perfect source for those who want to see the organic development of new artistic terrain before the mainstream attempts to erect shopping centres upon it.