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Dahl Collings (Graphic Identities)

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Having already made her name in Australia for inventive retail and editorial work, Dahl Collings' (1909–1988) career trajectory was changed on a pre-war trip to London when she met the genre-bending Bauhaus artist László Moholy-Nagy, who had fled Nazi Germany. In Piccadilly he had transplanted the Bauhaus ethos into an in-house commercial studio for Simpsons department store, and Collings soon found herself part of a small team responsible for everything from window displays to weaving …