Garth Walker is a graphic designer, photographer, publisher and archivist based in Durban, South Africa.
This website shows selected examples of his personal work exploring the idea “what makes me South African – and what does that look like?”
Around the late 1980s he started documenting vernacular design as found on the streets and townships of South Africa’s
cities and small towns. Today, the collection is likely the largest extant.
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In 1994 he published the first issue of his experimental graphics magazine ijusi
See more here: www.ijusi.com
A smattering of personal graphic design projects for varied clients in the creative and cultural sectors
This work differs substantially from my commercial work as a professional graphic designer (www.misterwalker.net)
At art school I developed an unhealthy obsession with photography. For some thirty years I been photographing whatever is in front of me on every format from 4×5 to iPhone
This online collection shows a selection of personal work, around the theme of portraiture. The selection will change periodically
A tiny fraction of my archive of images covering the ‘streets and townships of South Africa’
The archive covers graphic design, signage, typography, architecture, structures, and anything related to human creativity
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