Wayne Daly is a London-based graphic designer, working primarily in the cultural field on publishing, editorial and visual identity projects. Recent clients include Hayward Publishing; Modern Art Oxford; Penguin UK; Timothy Taylor Gallery; and Ireland at Venice 2015. He is co-founder of Bedford Press, a publishing imprint at the Architectural Association School of Architecture.



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Thanks: Sue Barr, Valerie Bennett, Zeynep Carozza, Joseph Grigely, Zak Kyes, John Morgan Studio, Pedro Cid Proença, Adrien Vasquez

Selected Publications


032C 30, ‘How Architecture Invented Italo-Disco’, pp 270–71, Berlin: 032C

It’s Nice That, Bookshelf, 6 January 2016: www.itsnicethat.com/articles/wayne-daly-bedford-press-bookshelf-060116



It’s Nice That, ‘Aesthetics, academia and architecture: inside the cool, considered world of AA Print Studio’, 11 August 2015: www.itsnicethat.com/features/aa-print-studio



Graphic 30, ‘Publishers’, pp 149–168, Seoul: Propaganda Press

Wallpaper, March 2014 issue, ‘Small Print’ feature, London: IPC Media



‘Concordance’, AA Files 67, pp 98–101, London: Architectural Association

Carnegie International catalogue, pp 118, 120, Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Art

The Wire 353, review of Busoni’s Sketch of a New Aesthetic of Music in Print Run, p 74 , London: The Wire

AA Conversations, interview, 5 February 2013



A Circular 2, ‘Positioning the Residual’, in conversation with Sean Lynch, pp 65–74, London: A Circular

Idea 353, ‘Zak Kyes Working With…’ feature, pp 214–15, Tokyo: Idea

25th International Biennial of Graphic Design, exhibition catalogue, pp 2, 30, 82, 166, Brno: Moravian Gallery



Tamm, Triin, A Stack of Books and A Book of Stacks, pp 92 & 93, Zurich: Rollo Press



Grafik 184, Logoform, pp  72 & 73, London: Grafik

Idea 341, ‘Critical Mass’, work included in Zak Kyes selection, Tokyo: Idea

‘Noted Without Comment #2’, contribution to Book, Birmingham: Eastside Projects

One Possible Catalyst, ‘Un Programme En Douze Variations’, p 24 & 25, Toulouse: Manystuff

Icon, ‘Review, Books’, Supercritical, p 79, Essex: Media 10

Kaleidoscope issue 5, ‘Tips’, First Works, p 75, Milan: Kaleidoscope Press

Artforum, ‘Top Ten’, p 104, New York: Artforum



Graphic, Manystuff special, p 101  & p 485, Seoul: Graphic

Grafik, AA Print Studio feature, pp 48—51, London: Grafik

Klanten, Robert, S. Ehmann, A. Mollard, Regular: Graphic Design Today, p 126, Berlin: Gestalten

Grafik, Jon Sueda profile, p 42, London: Grafik

Graphic, Forms of Inquiry feature, p 76 & pp 83–87, Seoul: Graphic

Task #2, ‘All Possible Futures: (Un)Realised Projects’, p 76 & pp 83–87, San Francisco: Task

Étapes #168, , ‘Le terrain d’activité du designer graphique ne se limite pas au design graphique’, p 68, Paris: Pyramyd

The National Grid #5, ‘AA, Noted Without Comment’, 16pp signature, Auckland: The National Grid

The National Grid #5, ‘We’re So Bored With London’ part 2, w. Russ Bestley, pp 58—79, Auckland: The National Grid

Idea 332, Bedford Press feature, pp 26 & 27, Tokyo: Idea



Eatock, Daniel, Imprint, p 96, New York: Princeton Architectural Press

Miessen, Markus, East Coast Europe, ‘An Incomplete Dictionary’, p 338, Berlin: Sternberg Press

AArchitecture #6, ‘Permanent/Impermanent’, p 22, London: Architectural Association

IN Magazine, AA Print Studio feature, Seoul: IN Magazine

The National Grid #4, ‘We’re So Bored With London’ part 1, w. Russ Bestley, pp 23—43, Auckland: The National Grid

AArchitecture #5, Forms of Inquiry Reading Room insert, London: Architectural Association

Roberts, Lucienne, Grids, Hove: Rotovision



Idea 326, Forms of Inquiry insert, Tokyo: Idea

Atlas no.1, Sol LeWitt feature, London: University of The Arts

Grafik, Forms of Inquiry review, pp 76—77, London: Grafik

Kyes, Zak and Mark Owens, Forms of Inquiry: The Architecture of Critical Graphic Design, London: AA

magCulture.com, AArchitecture feature, 28 September 2007, http://magculture.com/blog/?p=1235#more-1235

AA Book: Projects Review 2007, Reading List and Satellite 3 inserts, London: AA

Design Walk 2007, Athens: Design Walk

AArchitecture #4, Street Farmer article, p 22, London: Architectural Association

Grafik, Zak Kyes profile, pp 46–54, London: Grafik

We Love Magazines, Berlin: Die Gestalten Verlag

Creative Review ‘Pick Of The Month’, p 60, London: Centaur Communications



Holder, Will, The Continuous Present, Maastricht: Jan van Eyck Academie — Tomorrow Book Research Dept



CR Content, London: Centaur Communications

Grafik, GQ Style feature, London: Grafik

Creative Review ‘Showcase’, p 28, London: Centaur Communications



Grafik, ‘Showcase’, London: Archant Specialist



Graphics International, ‘Showcase’, London: Archant Specialist

Exhibitions, Talks, Workshops


Architecture & Ecriture, AA Paris Visiting School poster workshop, Villa Vassilieff, Paris

Cedric Price Works, talk with Jan Nauta, 27th Brno Biennial 2016, Brno

A Shelf for Lothar, talk with Adrien Vasquez, 27th Brno Biennial 2016, Brno

A Shelf for Lothar, exhibition with Adrien Vasquez, 27th Brno Biennial 2016, Brno

RCA Book Futures Lab: Networks – Participatory Cultures and Processes of Art, Royal College of Art, London

Talk, Chelsea College of Art, London

Publication Practice, Media Studies class, Architectural Association, London

Talk, Cross-Government Design Session, Whitehall, London



Lecture, MA Graphic Design, London College of Communication

Consultant to Swiss Federal Office of Culture, appointment of designer for Most Beautiful Swiss Books 2016

Eady Forum lecture, Royal College of Art, London



‘Beautiful Books on Small Budgets’, London Art Book Fair at Whitechapel Gallery, London

Book presentation, Summer School, Architectural Association, London



External examiner, MA Fine Art, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand



Format 2: Spam Format, with Shumon Basar, Cressida Kocienski and Hito Steyerl, Architectural Association, London

25th International Biennial of Graphic Design, Moravian Gallery, Brno



Rehearsing a Conditional Conjugation: From and Towards The Book, Jan Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht

Lecture, Werkplaats Typografie, Arnhem

Lecture and group crits, BA Graphic Arts, Bucks New University, High Wycombe

‘Collapse (or Compression)’, joint lecture with Eleanor Brown, London College of Communication



‘Distribution & Attitudes’, in conversation with Alexis Zavialoff, Architectural Association, London

Reading from (pause) 21 scenes concerning the silence of Art in Ruins, coordinated by Eva Weinmayr, Showroom, London

Les Noms with A & Others, 11-minute performance marathon, Salon Light #7, Point Éphémère, Paris

Group reading from Eva Weinmayr’s (pause) 21 scenes concerning the silence of Art in Ruins, Motto, Berlin

‘Exhibition Catalogue’, Designers In Residence brief, Central Saint Martins degree show, London



AA Media Studies, print-on-demand talk, Architectural Association School of Architecture, London

AA Interprofessional Studio, invited critic, Architectural Association School of Architecture, London

AA First Year, invited juror, Architectural Association School of Architecture, London

‘Bristol Lecture 1’, University of West England, Bristol



Workshop with students from Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht, Casco Projects, Utrecht. With Kasia Korczak, Zak Kyes and Radim Peško.

The Forms of Our Inquiry, lecture, Casco Projects, Utrecht



Lecture and crit, American University of Beirut



MA GD lecture, London College of Communication



MA GD Typologies workshop, London College of Communication



2004 MA Typo four-day typographic poster workshop, London College of Communication



WIT, Ireland, work presentation and portfolio surgeries with third-year students