A decade of graphic design

Way back in 2002, when Computer Arts Projects was called Computer Arts Specials, The Designers Republic (tDR) was commissioned to create a front cover for an issue dedicated to illustration. The studio was given free rein to produce an image of its choosing, and made the decision to have fun by providing some not-so-subtle commentary on the creative scene at the time.

The image that we received from them was a flat vector picture of a toddler. Around the child's features they'd traced a vector path, shown complete with its drag handles. The child was wearing a tDR T-shirt and the text read 'Trace me', alongside small print that said 'Easy peasy Japanesey'.

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