Russ Bestley is a designer and writer specializing in graphic design, punk and humour. His publications include A Different Kind of Tension: Post-Punk Graphic Design in the UK, 1976–1990 (forthcoming), Action Time Vision (2016), The Art of Punk (2012), Visual Research (2004, 2011, 2015, forthcoming) and Up against the Wall (2002). Russ is reader in graphic design and subcultures at the London College of Communication, editor of the journal Punk & Post-Punk and co-editor of the Global Punk book series, published by Intellect Books and the Punk Scholars Network. His research archive can be accessed at
School of Design, London College of Communication, University of the Arts London, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6SB, UK.