Off the Grid cover

Off the Grid: Histories of Belgian graphic design


Please note this is a pre-order. Join us at the book launch on 22 February at Design Museum Gent

This book offers a collaborative panorama of Belgian graphic design history from a multiplicity of perspectives, with essays on type design, colonisation and labour relations among other subjects. Contributors include historians, practising designers, teachers and first-hand accounts. Off the Grid includes new writing on well-known as well as lesser-known figures. With hundreds of previously unpublished illustrations such as posters, signage, typography, packaging, book design, logos and archival photographs. 

Interviews with Sophie Alouf-Bertot, Rob Buytaert, Boudewijn Delaere, Paul Ibou, and Herman Lampaert.

Essays by Jan Ceuleers, Jo De Baerdemaeker, Belgian Institute of Graphic Design, Sara De Bondt, Katrien van Haute, Richard Hollis, Jean-Michel Meyers, Hilde Pauwels, Hugo Puttaert, and Katarina Serulus.

Supported by KASK School of Arts Ghent, Design Museum Gent and Flemish Architecture Institute

Edited by Sara De Bondt

Softcover, full colour

ISBN 978-0-9954730-8-9

170 × 240 mm, 272 pp.