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166 Garth Walker
Garth Walker
www.orangejuicedesign.net
www.ijusi.com/www.garthwalkerphotography.com
garth@oj.co.za
Birthplace: Pretoria, South Africa
Residence: Durban, South Africa
Connecting cities: Cape Town, South Africa/Johannesburg, South Africa
language for South Africa prevails
throughout his work. It is a unique
aesthetic inspired by local elements in
order to coexist with the international
style inherent in contemporary graphic
design. They also publish I-jusi (juice
in Zulu) magazine, an experimental
online publication where designers,
photographers, and artists exchange
ideas and perspectives on “Africanism”
in their search for their own identities
and character.
DURBAN, WITH 3.5 MILLION inhabitants,
is South Africa’s most cosmopolitan
city where Zulu is the most popular
mother tongue, followed by English,
Afrikaans, and Hindi. It is also home to
Orange Juice Design, an agency founded
by the designer Garth Walker. It is a
project that began “without clients,
without employees and with a second
hand computer”; a creative studio that
remains focused on the development
of “made-to-measure” graphic design
projects.The desire for a new visual
Orange Juice Design has received great
local recognition and international
distinctions from institutions such as the
British D&AD, the Art Directors Club,
and the Type Directors Club in New York
among others. His work forms part of
collections at the New York Modern Art
Museum, the Victoria & Albert Museum,
and the Smithsonian Institute, among
others. He also frequently gives talks
and workshops in more than twenty-fi ve
countries across fi ve continents.
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Durban, South Africa
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Body Liquid/Flyer/Found packaging illustration/2007
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Son of Sam/Typeface inspired in prisoner graffi ti/2003-2004
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