Mervyn Kurlansky was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1936. He studied in London at the Central School of Arts and Crafts (now known as Central St. Martins). He then spent three years in freelance practice followed by five years as graphics director of Planning Unit, the design consultancy service of Knoll International. In 1969 he joined Crosby/Fletcher/Forbes and in 1972 co-founded Pentagram from which he resigned in 1993 to live and work in Denmark. He is equally at home designing brand identity programmes, sign systems, annual reports, news papers, magazines, brochures, catalogues, books, book jackets, posters and packaging. His clients have included; the Architects Association, the Aga Kahn, Barclays Bank, Boosey and Hawkes, the British Library, British Telecom, the Copenhagen Post, Danmarks Designskole, Dartington Hall Trust, Dow Corning, Eureka (the Museum for Children), Export Promotion Copenhagen, the Glass Museum, Golden Days in Copenhagen Festival, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, IBM, ICI, Image Bank…His work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York and has been featured in several publications and exhibitions in…He is a member of AGI (Alliance Graphique Internationale), and DD (the Association of Danish Designers).


  • Title: NAPOLI
  • Creator: Mervyn Kurlansky
  • Date Created: 1986
  • Location: Naples, Italy
  • Physical Dimensions: 97,79 x 67,31 cm
  • Rights: Naples NinetyNine Foundation
  • External Link: Naples NinetyNine Foundation

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