John Philip Sage

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John Philip Sage is a Graphic Designer and Researcher based in London. They design exhibitions, publications, workshops and other visual outlets. With a situated approach, they follow a research-based methodology both in commissioned and self-initiated work. They have worked for the Tate, the V&A, University of the Arts London, Mozilla Foundation and Meatspace Press, and have taken part in art residencies in Fabra i Coats (Barcelona) and Balmaceda Arte Joven (Santiago de Chile). With a particular interest in education and academia, they are currently a lecturer at Kingston University, and an associate member and tutor at STORE. Their practice is enriched by the trans-disciplinary collaborations they establish independently with other designers, supporting a more resilient form of a studio. Feel free to get in touch for collaborations.
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Mi Mensaje Para Ti

Rio Cinema Poster


Refugee Work in the Digital Economy

My Body’s an Exhibition

Romancero Books Identity

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms

Makers Manual Vol. 1

Data Justice and COVID-19

STORE website

Fair Work in the Gig Economy

How to Run a City Like Amazon

Gran Tapiz

New Rites

LCC Postgraduate Shows 2019

Cooking in a Hackney Estate

LCC Degree Shows 2019

V&A: Artificially Intelligent

Tate: Frank Bowling

Natural Artifice

Tate: Pierre Bonnard


Mozfest 2018, 2019: Art+Data

The Red Book

Sound Symbolism

One Day Workshop Exhibition


Tate Exchange: Living with the Iot

Queer Objects

2013 - 2016 Graphic and Media Design, London College of Communication
2009 - 2010 Architecture RIBA 2, London Metropolitan University
2005 - 2012 ETSAB Barcelona School of Architecture, UPC
2018/2019/2020/2021 Graphic Designer at the Tate Design Studio, London
2020 Graphic Designer at the V&A Design Studio, London
2019 'Arts+Culture' at Mozfest, Mozilla Foundation, London
2019 LCC Degree and Postgrad Shows, UAL
2018 'Art+Data' at Mozfest, Mozilla Foundation, London
2018 V&A Digital Design Weekend, London
2017 'Artist Open Studios' at Mozfest, Mozilla Foundation, London
2017 Graphic Visualizer/Researcher 'Art:Work' Tate Exchange
2016 Double Decker Curators, London
2016 'MozEX' at Mozfest, Mozilla Foundation, London
2016 Visual Editions Publisher, London (Internship)
Selected Clients
Islington's Pride
Meatspace Press
Mozilla Foundation
NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford Internet Institute
Prestel Publishing
Prix Pictet
Romancero Books
Sadler's Wells Theatre
University of the Arts London
Victoria & Albert Museum
2021/2022 Lecturer at Kingston University
2021 Workshop Leader at IED Kunsthal Bilbao – Design + Research
2021 Workshop Leader at MAGMD, LCC, London – Parasocial Relationships
2021 Visiting Lecturer at IED Kunsthal Bilbao
2019 Workshop Leader at Warsaw Store Summer School in collaboration with Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art
2019 Workshop Leader at East Education Summer School, Here East, London – Sound Symbolism workshop
2018 Workshop Leader at Woodbridge School (STORE) – Printmaking + 3D Workshop
2018 Workshop Leader at Open House London (UCL+STORE) – VR + inflatable structures workshop
2018 Workshop Leader at Queer Flags workshop in collaboration with The Outside Project and Queerseum – Placard workshop
2018 Workshop Leader at Pimlico Academy (STORE) – Casting Workshop
2018 Visiting Lecturer at the Architectural Association, London
2018 Visiting Lecturer at Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago
2017 Visiting Lecturer at LCC (UAL), London
2021 Bidston Observatory Artistic Research Centre, Liverpool
2019 Fabra i Coats, Barcelona
2018 Queering Mozfest, London
2018 Balmaceda Arte Joven, Santiago, Chile

2021 Eye Magazine
2020 It's Nice That
2019 AIGA Eye on Design
2019 It's Nice That
2018 Joia Magazine
2016 Metal Magazine