Page 1: Great Expectations is an unusual typographic experiment orchestrated by GraphicDesign& to explore the relationship between graphic design, typography and the reading of a page.

70 international graphic designers were tasked with laying out the first page of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens, each contribution accompanied by a short rationale explaining the designer’s decision-making process.

Contributors include: Phil BainesTony Chambers / Wallpaper*William Drenttel and Jessica Helfand / WinterhouseExperimental JetsetFraser Muggeridge studioKarlssonWilkerSpin, Robin KinrossEllen LuptonLuke Hayman / PentagramMorag MyerscoughErik SpiekermannSam Winston and many more…

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