George Hardie (artist)

George Hardie (artist)

George Hardie (born 1944) is a graphic designer, illustrator and educator, best known for his work producing cover art for the albums of rock musicians and bands with the British art design group Hipgnosis.

After attending St Martin’s and the Royal College of Art in London, Hardie partnered in NTA studios, collaborating with Storm Thorgerson and Aubrey Powell. His work includes the cover artwork for Led Zeppelin's debut album, "Led Zeppelin" (1968), as well as that for Pink Floyd's "The Dark Side of the Moon" (1973) and "Wish You Were Here" (1975). As a designer/illustrator, Hardie has worked internationally. [ Biographical profile] , University of Brighton]

Since 1990, Hardie has taught postgraduate students of graphic design at the University of Brighton. In 1994, Hardie became a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale, for which he now serves as International Secretary.

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