IDEA vs the Designers Republic (Preview)IDEA
Japanese graphic design magazine IDEA released a 40 page special in issue 278 covering Designers Republic. The special would eventually be developed into a full 200 page book for the design group. This is the preview booklet that was released ahead of the Complete edition and shows highlights from the Designers Republic.
Established in 1986 by Ian Anderson, Designers Repbulic is Sheffield based design group. They are the most infulential design compnay in recent decade and produced many followers. Major works include Warp Records, Wipeout, Satoshie Tomiie, Pop Will Eat Itself, Issey Miyake, Towa Tei, Pulp, The Orb, Autechre.