Ian Noble is a designer, design educator and writer. He is the author and co-author of a number of books on graphic design and is a regular contributor to design magazines. He has taught full-time for the last twenty years and he is currently working as the Coordinator for the MA/MFA in Communication Design at Kingston University, London. In addition he is a visiting professor for ESAD/Escola Superior de Artes e Design in Porto, Portugal teaching on the MA Em Comunicação e Multimedia.
Dr Russell Bestley is Head of Postgraduate Graphic Design at the London College of Communication. His work has been primarily concerned with graphic design research through education and practice. His current research centres on the second generation of UK Punk and Post Punk, and on DIY approaches to graphic design.