Per Mollerup | Biography, Life, Work, Logos and Awards

Per Mollerup

Per Mollerup (1942 – Present)

Per Mollerup is a prominent graphic designer and author based in Melbourne, Australia and Copenhagen, Denmark. He has written various books on design, including Marks of Excellence: The History and Taxonomy of Trademarks, Collapsible: The Genius of Space-Saving Design, Wayshowing: A Guide to Environmental Signage Principles and Practices and Collapsibles: A Design Album of Space-saving Objects. Mollerup was also the editor and publisher of Mobilia Magazine and Tools Design Journal before he established the now-defunct Copenhagen-based design studio “Designlab A/S” in 1984. He is currently a professor at the Faculty of Design, Swinburne University.

Mollerup created visual identities for Copenhagen Airport, Metro Copenhagen, Sønderborg, Dansk Journalistforbund, Chair Baltic, among others. He has numerous awards and accolades, both national and international, to his credit and his work has been exhibited widely in various art galleries and museums throughout the world. He was awarded IG Prisen, the Danish Design Prize for graphic design, a record nine times between 1987 and 1998.

Per Mollerup Elsewhere:

Official website
Per Mollerup’s history of logos Marks of Excellence, reviewed
Faculty of Design Academic Staff – Professor Per Mollerup


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