Robert L. Peters

27 April 2011

World Graphics Day… 27 April

Montreal, Canada

The 27th of April is celebrated around the world every year as World Graphics Day (gatherings by designers, exhibitions, etc.). April 27th marks the birth date of the International Council of Graphic Design Associations (Icograda) in 1963—it provides an opportunity to recognize communication design and the role our profession plays in today’s world. World Graphics Day was officially inaugurated in 1995 to help further Icograda’s goal of “contributing to greater understanding between people, and helping to build bridges where divides and inequities exist.”

Poster image by Icograda Friend Rodolfo Fernandez Alvarez of Malaga, Spain (an homage to our late colleague Shigeo Fukuda).

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