Graphic Design students team up with Vintage publishing to reveal entire text of historian’s new book on London streets

    Final year BA Graphic Design students plastered the streets of Shoreditch with the entire text of US historian Timothy Snyder’s new book, On Tyranny, chapter by chapter.

    In what is believe to be a first for the publishing industry, the Vintage design team, part of publishers Penguin Random House, worked with students to to bring each chapter of the book to life and displayed them in a sequence of large-scale posters along Leonard Street.

    The eye-catching designs, which took inspiration from 1930s-era propaganda tools, attracted widespread media attention in the United Kingdom from publications including The Guardian and It’s Nice That.

    The posters illustrated the author’s lessons on how to resist tyranny with striking graphics and major political undertones themed in black, white and red.

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