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Document 16: Design City

Document 16: Design City

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With a cover by the great typographic artist Alan Kitching, the theme of the second issue of Document is “Design City”. 

Features in the 64-page magazine include:

  • Alan Kitching is the subject of a review of his book, his exhibition and his life by Kasper de Graaf
  • Hollywood production designer Alex McDowell writes about his set design for the movie Fight Club (1999)
  • Academic and film expert Sir Christopher Frayling writes about Ken Adam’s set for Dr. Strangelove (1964)
  • Design critic and writer Alice Rawsthorn reviews the design of the film titles for Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo (1958)
  • Designer Malcolm Garrett reviews Charles Atlas’ fictionalised movie Hail The New Puritan movie about the dancer Michael Clark (1987) 
  • Manchester City Council Leader Sir Richard Leese sets out his views on the centrality of design to the Manchester story
  • Community designers OH OK LTD tell how they built the Pilcrow Pub in NOMA together with the community it serves

Document 16 was published by Design Manchester in 2017 with support from Manchester School of Art at Manchester Metropolitan University and is only available in print.

Document 16 was published by Design Manchester in 2017 and is only available in print.

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