We are flâneurs in and between graphic design cultures. We want to resist cultural centrisms, as well as arbitrariness and egalitarianism. We respect synthesis, but we pursue resonance. We’re trying to move past preconceptions and focus on collecting new experiences. And we hope to find a common platform for these exchanges.

Inter Graphic View is about transcending, expanding, and enhancing graphic design languages—visual languages as well as the applied languages in graphic design discourse.
Inter Graphic View is about developing a polyglot, translational intelligence that enables us to step outside of ourselves and engage with alternative contexts.
Inter Graphic View is about resisting identitarian isolation and its antithesis—omnipresent uniformity.
 
Inter Graphic View collects interviews with graphic designers from around the world and lists the collection’s core notions and their derivations. Inter Graphic View displays commentary by guest authors on particular works and on some of the listed notions. In addition, Inter Graphic View offers essayistic short films about the cities where we met our dialog partners.
 
Inter Graphic View is a journey that has just begun.

Inter Graphic View is a research project by Ingo Offermanns, Prof. for Graphic Design at University of Fine Arts of Hamburg (HFBK) in the context of Hamburg Open Online University (HOOU).

Concept and editor in chief:
Ingo Offermanns

With contributions by:
Laurens Bauer
Min Choi
Tetsuya Goto
Kwangchul Kim
Vorathit (Tap) Kruavanichkit
Xiao Mage
Kiyonori Muroga
Ingo Offermanns
Caspar Reus
Juliet van Rosendaal
Andreas Schlaegel

Design and concept website:
David Liebermann

Essayistic short films:
Shuchang Xie

Photography:
Edward Greiner
Shuchang Xie

Design PDFs and film graphics:
Max Prediger

Video clips (social media):
Edward Greiner

Translation and copy editing:
Katie Bruton (with support of
Astrid Herbold, Alison Kirkland)

Coding:
Roman Fischer

Maintenance website:
Claudia Koch

Project support:
Beate Anspach

Special thanks to:
Axel Dürkop
Tina Ladwig
Marlborough Galleries London

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