The Personal is the Political: Lucienne Roberts in conversation with Malcolm Garrett

LucienneRoberts+ / GraphicDesign&

13:30 - 14:15 18 September 2021

Hosted at the Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria and Albert Museum

Lucienne Roberts

Graphic Designer and Writer

Director of LucienneRoberts+ . Co-Founder of GraphicDesign+

About Speaker


Lucienne Roberts AGI,Hon FISTD, FRSA is founder of design studio LucienneRoberts+ [LR+] and, with design educator Rebecca Wright,co-founder of advocacy initiative GraphicDesign& [GD&]. A graduate of Central Saint Martins,Lucienne’s practice is characterised by her abiding interest in definitions of ethical design. LR+work spans exhibition design, books and corporate identity. Most recent projects include the installation Perhaps it’s not you, it’s  A–Z Presents, Berlin and the 2D-design for the current Cooper Hewitt,Smithsonian Design Museum NYC exhibition Underground Modernist: E McKnight Kauffer. Lucienne’s books include Good: An Introduction to Ethics in Graphic Design, she was HMCT Typographer-in-Residence 2018 at  ArtCenter, Los Angeles and can be heard in interview on Design Observer.GD& creates vivid books and exhibitions that explore how graphic design connects with all other things.Projects include the originating and co-curation of two critically-acclaimed London exhibitions:Can Graphic Design Save Your Life? and Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008–18.

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