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Alistair Morrison (Graphic Identities)

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Recognized for his skill in marrying type and illustration, for more than 40 years Alistair Morrison (1911–1998) was an important figure of Australian graphic design.

He awoke to the potential of typography through the pages of magazines Graphis, Grebrauchsgraphik and Domus which circulated in Melbourne in the early 1930s. After freelancing there for a few years, Morrison moved to Sydney, where he fell in with the city’s creative set, including Dahl and Geoffrey Collings. When he went on …