Simon Johnston

Simon Johnston is an English photographer, artist and designer based in Los Angeles. Educated at Bath Academy of Art in England and the Kunstgewerbeschule in Basel, in 1984 he co-founded the London design studio 8vo and the typographic journal Octavo. Relocating to California in 1989, Johnston currently divides his time between art, design and education. His solo exhibitions include “Subject/Verb/Object” at the University of California at Davis and “Indefinite Articles” at The American Cement Building in Los Angeles. Johnston is a professor and director of print at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. His last photographic book, the self-published Unsigned, features empty sign structures.