Simon Page, a self-taught graphic designer, created a series of posters for the Year of Astronomy that are modeled on textbook covers of the ’60s and ’70s. (

British graphic designer based in London. Most known for creating geometric graphic designs. He created promotional posters for the International Year of Astronomy and for the International Year of Chemistry.

In 2009, he won the Intel Digital Artist: Stars of Tomorrow award.

Born and raised in the UK. According to Page, he was interested in graphic design since he was a child. However, after school he felt that he was more interested in Applied Mathematics and pursued a degree in that discipline. He holds a degree in Applied Mathematics from Queen Mary University of London

New York Times Style Magazine: "The result is a beautiful exercise in conceptual minimalism, with a clear geometric bent that betrays Page’s math-nerd origins" and "in an excessively cluttered aesthetic environment, Page practices the elegantly reductive, Swiss and Bauhaus-influenced design that he believes appeals to the scientific and non-scientific communities." Wired wrote about the posters, "with today’s artists’ renderings of space becoming increasingly detailed, realistic and flashy, these posters truly stand out."

After completing his education, Page joined a property company in a finance position and later got involved in programming and database development. There, he had to create corporate presentations that got him involved in graphic design. In 2007, he participated in and won a poster design competition.

As a personal project designed several posters for the International Year of Astronomy. The IYA organization saw the posters and contacted Page for permission to use them.

In 2011, he designed 10 posters for the International Year of Chemistry.[7] These posters were later used by the IYC in an official capacity... (
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