ABC van De Designpolitie is a thick, dynamic book in which ideas about the mentality and design attitude of the graphic designers De Designpolitie are arranged in alphabetical order (such as ‘Damn’ on failed projects, or ‘Rocket Science’ on their simple, against the grain approach).
The colourful presentation ranges over many implemented and non-implemented projects, ideas, failures, fascinations, photographs, reflections and articles.
The Designpolitie consists of Richard van der Laken and Pepijn Zurburg.
The Designpolitie is known for its fresh, deceptively simple and direct designs and are responsible for such things as the visual column Gorilla in the Dutch daily newspaper de Volkskrant.
The ABC is more a workbook, a process book or an inspiration book than a portfolio. Numerous projects, are presented both seriously and with irony and self-mockery.