January PDF – Plymouth Design Forum in conjunction with G.F Smith presents guest speaker Anthony Burrill

Jan 30, 2020 at 18:30 — 23:00 (GMT)
Organiser: Plymouth Design Forum

Anthony Burrill, Graphic Artist, Print-maker and Designer


Known for his persuasive, up-beat style of communication. His work is held in the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York and has been exhibited in galleries around the world including the Barbican Art Gallery, the Walker Art Center and the Design Museum, London.

Words and language are an important part of Burrill’s output and he has developed a distinctive voice that is sought after not only by collectors of his posters and prints but also by clients including Apple, Google, Hermés, the British Council, London Underground and the Design Museum. Burrill is perhaps best known for his typographic, text-based compositions, including the now-famous “Work Hard and Be Nice to People”, which has become a mantra for the design community and beyond.



The event takes place at Ocean Studios, Royal William Yard, Plymouth, PL1 3RP.

Ocean Studios is home to an array of resident and visiting artists who regularly host workshops, exhibitions and events for Plymouth's creative community. Located in the historic surroundings of Royal William Yard – an award-winning Grade I listed ex-Naval victualling yard, home to a stunning range of leading restaurants, bars, galleries, shops and an eclectic range of events.

Ocean Studios is a licensed premise and there will be a free drink upon arrival, there's also a bar for the rest of the evening – cash and card payments accepted.



Thursday 30th January 2020.

Doors 6:30, event starts at 7pm.



£12.00 + booking fee (includes one free drink.)

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