The People’s Graphic Design Archive is a crowd-sourced virtual archive that aims to expand, diversify, and preserve graphic design history. It includes finished projects, process, correspondence, oral histories, articles, and other material in the form of images, documents, videos, audio, as well as links to other relevant archives and websites (—).
Be realistic…demand the impossible

Be realistic…demand the impossible

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Unknown83
Amerika poster / flyer

Amerika poster / flyer

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Unknown83
Experimental College Bulletin

Experimental College Bulletin

Booklet78Catalog75
Unknown83
Queer Ally Button

Queer Ally Button

Button35
Unknown83
John Water's Mondo Trasho and the Diane Linkletter Story with Divine Poster

John Water's Mondo Trasho and the Diane Linkletter Story with Divine Poster

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John Waters1Divine1
Jazz Musician Name Series:  Hunter to Jasper

Jazz Musician Name Series:  Hunter to Jasper

Collage18Typography41
Guy Berard15
Jazz Musician Name Series: Friedman to Gaskin 

Jazz Musician Name Series: Friedman to Gaskin 

Typography41Fine Art39Drawing32
Guy Berard15
Posters of the Vittorio Veneto’s bacological establishments

Posters of the Vittorio Veneto’s bacological establishments4

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Toni Cancian1
Amleto Fiore

Amleto Fiore7

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Amleto Fiore1Alitalia1
Sicily in posters

Sicily in posters6

Poster1609Advertising468
Mario Puppo3Attilio Ravaglia1
Pippo Rizzo and the Sicilian Futurism 

Pippo Rizzo and the Sicilian Futurism 3

Poster1609Advertising468
Pippo Rizzo1
Graphunk

Graphunk14

Magazine574Album Art398Illustration242Flyer/poster42Print192Zine27
Santo Ferruccio Guglia1
"Cuntastorie" posters 

"Cuntastorie" posters 11

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Giovanni Virgadavola1
The 1970s Brontese Carnival Posters

The 1970s Brontese Carnival Posters4

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Dino Saitta1
Nella donna c'era un sogno… Canzoniere femminista

Nella donna c'era un sogno… Canzoniere femminista20

Book624Illustration242Book Cover205
Aurelia Sansone1
Wrapping citrus
Sensitive Content

Wrapping citrus66

Packaging306
Romana Gardani1Carla Garipoli1
Sylvester & His Hot Band; Poster; January 21–22, 1973

Sylvester & His Hot Band; Poster; January 21–22, 1973

Poster1609Flyer111Flyer/poster42
Lambda

Lambda13

Magazine574Illustration242Advertising468Logotype22
Marco Silombria1Lambda1
ACT UP MINNESOTA; Newsletter; June 1990

ACT UP MINNESOTA; Newsletter; June 1990

Newsletter22
ACT UP MINNESOTA1
Rice Advertising Icon

Rice Advertising Icon

Illustration242Advertising468Print192Icons7Emblem3
Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane Album Cover

Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane Album Cover

Album Art398Record Sleeve68Fine Art39
Stylianos Gianakos1Don Schlitten1
“Some Type Foundries Want to Restrict Usage of Their Fonts on Ethical Grounds. Will It Work?”

“Some Type Foundries Want to Restrict Usage of Their Fonts on Ethical Grounds. Will It Work?”2

Article576
Katy Nelson1Beatrice Sala2
Flux Year Box 2

Flux Year Box 26

mixed media5Archive/Collection16
George Brecht1Willem de Ridder2
End Bad Breath

End Bad Breath

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Seymour Chwast11
Topsport

Topsport

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Piet Zwart1
Normandie

Normandie

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A.M. Cassandre2
Books (Please)! In All Branches of Knowledge

Books (Please)! In All Branches of Knowledge

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Alexander Rodchenko2
Poster for Kandinsky exhibition honoring the artist's 60th birthday

Poster for Kandinsky exhibition honoring the artist's 60th birthday

Print192
Herbert Bayer3
Musica Viva (1959)

Musica Viva (1959)

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Josef Müller-Brockmanni1
Projects for Monuments

Projects for Monuments

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Fukuda Shigeo (福田繁雄)4
UCC Coffee Pavilion at Expo '85

UCC Coffee Pavilion at Expo '85

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Fukuda Shigeo (福田繁雄)4UCC Coffee1
The City and Design, The Wonders of Life on Earth, Isamu Kurita 

The City and Design, The Wonders of Life on Earth, Isamu Kurita 

Poster1609Illustration242Advertising468
Tadanori Yokoo (横尾 忠則)1Isamu Kurita1
Serene Flight Shattering in A Single Flash (Hiroshima Appeals 1987)

Serene Flight Shattering in A Single Flash (Hiroshima Appeals 1987)

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Kazumasa Nagai (永井一正)1Japan Graphic Designers Association2
Can Design be Genderless?

Can Design be Genderless?

Madeleine Morley7
Behind the Making of the “Feminist Whole Earth Catalog”

Behind the Making of the “Feminist Whole Earth Catalog”

Meg Miller4
The Revolution Will Be Archived

The Revolution Will Be Archived

Perin Drumm1
Fat, Feminism + Beating the Fear of Freelancing

Fat, Feminism + Beating the Fear of Freelancing

Emily Gosling3
How Feminist Movements Co-opt Graphic Design to Express Themselves

How Feminist Movements Co-opt Graphic Design to Express Themselves

Madeleine Morley7
An Instagram Account for Feminist Design Teaching Resources, A New Catalog On Two Legendary CalArts Programs + More

An Instagram Account for Feminist Design Teaching Resources, A New Catalog On Two Legendary CalArts Programs + More

AIGA Eye on Design | How Can Designers Address Power Inequity? Start Small and Focus on the Local 

AIGA Eye on Design | How Can Designers Address Power Inequity? Start Small and Focus on the Local 

Article576
Grace Han1Sara Duell1
Right On! Is a Powerful Little Paperback That Boldly Visualized Student Protest in the 1970s

Right On! Is a Powerful Little Paperback That Boldly Visualized Student Protest in the 1970s

Article576
Stephen Coles3AIGA Eye on Design5
Celebrating the African-American Practitioners Absent From Way Too Many Classroom Lectures

Celebrating the African-American Practitioners Absent From Way Too Many Classroom Lectures

Article576
Editors1
In the Late ’70s in the Bronx, PHASE 2’s Party Flyers Created a Visual Language for Hip-Hop

In the Late ’70s in the Bronx, PHASE 2’s Party Flyers Created a Visual Language for Hip-Hop

Article576
Jerome Harris1
The Secret, Subversive + Revolutionary Language of the East African Kanga

The Secret, Subversive + Revolutionary Language of the East African Kanga

Article576
Margaret Andersen3
What Is the Role of Personal Narrative in Graphic Design?

What Is the Role of Personal Narrative in Graphic Design?

Article576
Meg Miller4
The Best Design Books of 2021

The Best Design Books of 2021

James Jarrett2Jarrett Fuller2
Graphic Means Documentary Recalls the Days When Design was Made by Hand 

Graphic Means Documentary Recalls the Days When Design was Made by Hand 

Ksenya Samarskaya3
Designer, Educator, and Filmmaker Briar Levit on Uncovering Untold Stories From Design History

Designer, Educator, and Filmmaker Briar Levit on Uncovering Untold Stories From Design History

Ksenya Samarskaya3
Publishing Will Not Be Another Victim of the Pandemic

Publishing Will Not Be Another Victim of the Pandemic

Article576
Rachel Berger and Mary Banas1
“Designer, Educator + Publisher Kathleen Sleboda on Online Archives as Plural Narratives” by Ksenya Samarskaya for AIGA Eye on Design, March 18, 2021

“Designer, Educator + Publisher Kathleen Sleboda on Online Archives as Plural Narratives” by Ksenya Samarskaya for AIGA Eye on Design, March 18, 2021

Interview36
“Decolonizing Means Many Things to Many People”—Four Practitioners Discuss Decolonizing Design

“Decolonizing Means Many Things to Many People”—Four Practitioners Discuss Decolonizing Design

Article576
Anoushka Khandwala1
What Leading Designers, Educators, and Writers Want to See in 2021

What Leading Designers, Educators, and Writers Want to See in 2021

website34
Beatrice Sala2
This Is Hardcore—The Huge Impact of a Niche Movement on Graphic Designers Today by Emily Gosling (AIGA Eye on Design, November 20, 2019)

This Is Hardcore—The Huge Impact of a Niche Movement on Graphic Designers Today by Emily Gosling (AIGA Eye on Design, November 20, 2019)

Article576
The Inclusive World of Multisensory Typography

The Inclusive World of Multisensory Typography3

Article576
Meaghan Dee3
Handwriting is dying. What does that mean for design?

Handwriting is dying. What does that mean for design?3

Article576
Meaghan Dee3
Wrap

Wrap11

website34
Ishan Khosla16Muthiah Kasi1
The Water Station

The Water Station16

Book624Catalog75
Ishan Khosla16Japan Foundation2
Inspired by Tagore

Inspired by Tagore3

Book624Book Cover205
Ishan Khosla16Vineet Kaur2
Masumura Retrospective - Catalogue

Masumura Retrospective - Catalogue12

Book624Catalog75
Ishan Khosla16Adele Favreau1
Masumura Retrospective

Masumura Retrospective4

Poster1609Print192
Ishan Khosla16Japan Foundation2
DeSI : Design School India (MFA Thesis) Design Collateral

DeSI : Design School India (MFA Thesis) Design Collateral12

Book624
Ishan Khosla16
Ripping Off the Resistance

Ripping Off the Resistance

Article576
Madeleine Morley7
The History Books Often Overlook Women in Design. A New One Seeks to Finally Give Them Their Due

The History Books Often Overlook Women in Design. A New One Seeks to Finally Give Them Their Due

The People's Graphic Design Archive is Rethinking How We Talk about Design History

The People's Graphic Design Archive is Rethinking How We Talk about Design History

Ryan Mungia1