Roland Barthes | Roland Gérard Barthes was a French literary theorist, philosopher, linguist, critic, and semiotician.
Marcel Broodthaers | Marcel Broodthaers was a Belgian poet, filmmaker and artist with a highly literate and often witty approach to creating art works
Margaret Calvert | a British typographer and graphic designer who, with colleague Jock Kinneir, designed many of the road signs used throughout the United Kingdom
Jacques Derrida | Jacques Derrida was a French philosopher, born in Algeria. Derrida is best known for developing a form of semiotic analysis known as deconstruction, which he discussed in numerous texts
Joseph Kosuth | Joseph Kosuth, is an American conceptual artist. He lives in New York and London, after residing in various cities in Europe, including Ghent, Rome and Berlin
Sarah Lucas | Sarah Lucas is an English artist. She is part of the generation of Young British Artists who emerged during the 1990s. Her works frequently employ visual puns and bawdy humour, and include photography, collage and found objects.
Ellen Lupton | Ellen Lupton is a graphic designer, writer, curator, and educator.
René Magritte | Belgian surrealist artist. He became well known for a number of witty and thought-provoking images that fall under the umbrella of surrealism.
Katherine McCoy | is an American graphic designer and educator, best known for her work as the co-chair of the graduate Design program for Cranbrook Academy of Art
J. Abbott Miller | American graphic designer and writer, and a partner at Pentagram, which he joined in 1999. Miller’s projects are often concerned with the cultural role of design and the public life of the written word
Charles Sanders Pierce | Charles Sanders Peirce was an American philosopher, logician, mathematician, and scientist who is sometimes known as “the father of pragmatism”.
Lucienne Roberts | Graphic Designer, established ‘GraphicDesign&”
Ferdinand de Saussure | Ferdinand de Saussure was a Swiss linguist and semiotician whose ideas laid a foundation for many significant developments both in linguistics and semiology in the 20th century.