Choreographer of Letters, Servant of Text. Illustrator Gert Dooreman Fights Banality
(Dirk Leyman) The Low Countries – 2017, № 25, pp. 276-283
In the 1980s and 1990s aesthete Gert Dooreman dealt a firm blow to the Flemish world of graphic design and typography, more or less singlehandedly, then patched up his victim himself and sent it off in a completely different direction, declaring war on banality and mediocrity, or at least what he saw as such. Designing books, posters and other printed materials is, after all, hardly a job for a crowd pleaser.
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