Story: Graphic design

Jill McDonald

Jill McDonald

Jill McDonald designed this cover for a 1967 primary school reader. The development of her personal style began with the introduction of strong outlines and quiet shadows in the late 1950s, and moved towards bright, active, detailed narratives in the 1960s, when she was art editor of the School Journal.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: The sweet porridge. Wellington: School Publications Branch, Department of Education, 1963 (B-K-1114-Cover)

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How to cite this page:

Hamish Thompson, 'Graphic design - Graphic style to creating brands, 1950s to 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/43808/jill-mcdonald (accessed 24 July 2021)

Story by Hamish Thompson, published 22 Oct 2014