John Melin was a pioneer of graphic design. He often collaborated with Anders Österlin, calling themselves Melin & Österlin (M&Ö). M&Ö made, many high-profile advertising campaigns, catalogs and posters for Moderna Museet, especially in the 1960s.
The exhibition at Moderna Museet Malmö focuses on Melin's artistic production during the early 1980s. This is done in collaboration with Form Design Center in Malmö, who are showing an exhibition that focuses on John Melin act as a graphic designer.