This exceptional book highlights some of the most iconic moments in recent political history, including Brexit, the rise of Donald Trump in the United States, and other key global events. Using typography and layout as the exclusive basis for posters, signs, and stickers, Simpson reveals how social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook have transformed the political landscape, fundamentally altering the way campaigns are waged and voters are persuaded.
During a constant bombardment of information and an unprecedented level of media manipulation, "Politics Design" is a vital resource for anyone seeking to understand the complex dynamics of contemporary politics. Named one of the most promising references in this field by respected publications such as People, Associated Press, Time, Daily Mail, Newsday, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Guardian, Publishers Weekly, and Royal Mail, this book is essential reading for anyone seeking to make sense of the tumultuous world of modern politics.
Carlos Simpson is an entrepreneur, strategic graphic designer, artist, musician, and author in London, United Kingdom.
Carlos graduated from Bristol in Graphic Design at The University of West of England in 2011. In the same year, he did his placement at Neville Brody (Research Studios in London) Brody Associates working on Brand identity projects such as Royal College 150 anniversary and D&AD 50 anniversary, since then he worked as a Graphic Designer for some of the world's biggest brands, including Topman, Selfridges, Ted Baker, Ben Sherman, and Oxfam. In 2016 he founded Carlos Simpson Design Studio in London United Kingdom.
Some of his paintings were bought by some worldwide known businesspeople such as Sergio Marchionne. "I improvise to better understand the human brain and the effect the same on the individual lives with the intention to explore feelings, the way we relate to each other, the daily situations, and the magic touch of empathy".
Past projects are Illegal Migrant (2020), Love Is the Secret (2020), Tribal Soul (2020), Memórias do Vento (2020), I Am Human (2022)
(Book catalog) You Make Your Rights (2021), Politics Design: The Power of Political Stamps (2021), Signs of Fingerprints (2021), and Portraits of the Self and Fingerprints (2021). His work has received several international awards and is featured in exhibitions around the world.