Paul Rennie is head of context in graphic design at Central Saint Martins, London.
In his heyday John Hassall was known as ‘the Poster King’ and his eyecatching ads could be seen on hoardings all over Britain
Posters are a powerful tool in clear and consistent public health-messaging – so why aren’t we seeing more of them?
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