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    David Pearson: Pocket Penguins (detail)

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Graphic Design: Brilliant book cover designer David Pearson feted at new show

Posted by Rob Alderson,

As mainstream publishers go, few enjoy a design standing as respected as Penguin, and that is largely down to David Pearson. His brilliance will be given due prominence at a show at London’s Kemistry Gallery next month with his bold and communicative book jacket design for Penguin taking centre stage, alongside work for Éditions Zulma and a few other clients.

It’s the perfect equilibrium between idea and execution that makes David’s design work stand out from the rest, finding as he does the perfect visual treatment for the concept, be it witty, clever or surprising. And with a pedigree that ranges from being a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) to multiple D&AD awards, this is a chance to immerse yourself in the talents of one of the UK’s top designers.

David Pearson at Kemistry Gallery runs from 8 May until 28 June.

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    David Pearson: Albert Camus – The Myth of Sisyphus

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    David Pearson: Ralph Waldo Emerson – Nature

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    David Pearson: Arthur Schopenhauer – The Horrors and Absurdities of Religion

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    David Pearson: Robert Louis Stevenson – An Apology For Idlers

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    David Pearson: Sigmund Frued – The Wolf Man

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    David Pearson: Adam Thirlwell – Multiples

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    David Pearson: George Orwell: Nineteen Eighty Four

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    David Pearson: Rick Poynor – No More Rules

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    David Pearson: George Orwell – Such, Such Were The Joys

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    David Pearson: David Rose – Vault

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    David Pearson: Cormac McCarthy – The Road

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    David Pearson: Pocket Penguins (spines)

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