Harry Pearce

Years attended: 2020

Discipline: DesignActivism

Harry Pearce is a graphic designer, artist and photographer.

He joined Pentagram as a partner in 2006 and has worked around the world devising identities, installations, posters, packaging, books and talks for clients as diverse as the Royal Academy of Arts, Abu Dhabi cultural quarter, Berry Bros & Rudd, Phaidon Press, Pink Floyd, Liberty, Shakespeare’s Globe, PEN International, Thames & Hudson and the UN. For Ai Weiwei, Anish Kapoor and Anthony Gormley, he created identities for their major retrospectives at the RA.

Since 1993 he has been an active member of the advisory board for WITNESS, a human rights charity founded by Peter Gabriel. He is also a committed member of Alliance Graphique Internationale.

Harry is the author of two books, Typographic Conundrums (published in 2009) and Eating with the Eyes (published in 2016).