⇢ 🇮🇪 100 Archive
A living archive that is mapping the past, present and future of Irish graphic design.

⇢ 🇮🇹 AIAP – The Italian Visual Communication Design Association
Founded in 1955, the AIAP promotes both graphic designers and the culture they produce. The site's CDPG (Center for Documentation) is a particularly good place to start.

⇢ 🌍 Alliance Graphique Internationale
Established in 1951, the AGI is a club of the world’s leading graphic artists and designers. Its website houses an impressive archive of six-decades of graphic art and design.

⇢ 🇵🇹 Almanaque Silva
Portugal's history of illustration is explored in this (predominantly) Portuguese-language blog. Created by designer, illustrator and educator Jorge Silva, his 'almanac' is a fantastic resource for those interested in the country's rich graphic history.

⇢ 🇮🇹 Archivio Grafica Italiana
Founded by Nicola-Matteo Munari, the Archivio Grafica Italiana is the first digital archive dedicated to showcasing Italian graphic design heritage.

⇢ 🇺🇸 AIGA Design Archives
The American Institute of Graphic Arts' Design Archives date back to 1924 and include more than 20,000 selections from the Institute's juried design competitions.

⇢ 🇷🇴 Graphic Front
Web archive dedicated to showcasing visual materials of graphic interest from Romania.

⇢ 🇪🇸 Graphic Pioneers
A blog by Emilio Gil that showcases the work of Spanish Graphic Designers from 1939–1975.

⇢ 🇯🇵 Gurafiku
– A project by designer Ryan Hageman, Gurafiku presents a collection of visual research that surveyes the history of graphic design in Japan.

⇢ 🇺🇾 Diseño Gráfico del Uruguay
An archive dedicated to graphic artsin the Uruguayan territory.

⇢ 🌍 The International Advertising & Design DataBase
Founded in 2014, the IADDB is a Dutch-based non-profit foundation which focuses on archiving international advertising, design magazines, posters and advertising ephemera.

⇢ 🇨🇿 Made in Czechoslovaki
An archive of applied art, architecture, graphic design, industrial design, miscellaneous ephemera and propaganda from Czechoslovakia (1918–1992).

⇢ ★ Once Upon a Time in Yugoslavia
A graphic journey through the design, typography and pop culture created in Federal Yugoslavia (c.1943–1991).

⇢ 🌍 Posteritati
Posteritati is a New York gallery and shop whose website doubles as an archive of rare, vintage & modern movie posters.

⇢ 🇦🇺 Re:collection – Australian Graphic Design (c.1960–c.1990)
Established in 2009 by Dominic Hofstede, Re:collection is an online archive of Australian graphic design, with a focus on work created between the years 1960–1990.

⇢ 🇺🇸 RIT's Graphic Design Archive
Rochester Institute of Technology's Graphic Design Archive documents and preserves the work of significant American graphic designers active from the 1920s to the 1950s.

⇢ 🇧🇬 SOCMUS
SOCMUS is a virtual museum that presents examples of Bulgarian graphic design from the socialist era (1944-1989).

⇢ 🇨🇭 Typographische Monatsblätter Archive (1960–1990)
An archive of the important and influential Swiss journal Typographische Monatsblätter (TM). This publication played a vital role in bringing Swiss typography to an international audience.


Last updated – August 2017