Category: Design

Ikko Tanaka: “The Emperor of Graphic Design”

Three years before his 2002 death, Graphis profiled designer Ikko Tanaka, one of the founding fathers of…

Images For Survival

It’s easy to forget that nearly 65 years ago a B-29 bomber named the Enola Gay flew…

Philippe Apeloig Wins

French designer Philippe Apeloig was recently announced the overall winner of the International Society of Typographic Designers for three posters he…

A New Look For The U.S. Postal Service?

When Newsweek magazine approached Michael Vanderbyl earlier this year with a special assignment to rebrand the U.S….

Erik Nitsche and General Dynamics

In the spring of 1955, U.S. defense company General Dynamics called designer Erik Nitsche in an emergency. For the first International Atomic…

The Global Poster: The Origin of Mass Communication

Posters are a daily visual ritual, whether you live in kinetic urban sprawl or a vast rural…

Things to check out: IDPURE Magazine

Some design magazines just get it right — crisp aesthetics, rich editorial, inspirational content, and a smart…

Jeanne-Claude: 1935 – 2009

From the Website of Cristo and Jeanne-Claude: Jeanne-Claude, 74, American artist and resident of New York City,…

Kit Hinrichs Launches New Studio

Kit Hinrichs is leaving Pentagram. The news hit everyone in our community like a wrecking ball, with many wondering…

Shin Matsunaga re-imagines ISSIMBOW Incense

Shin Matsunaga says if he counted the words it would take to chronicle the ISSIMBOW branding process “it would probably…

Frost Design in 2009

Frost Design doesn’t offer a specific style or look, unless there is a suitable word that captures…

Stefan Sagmeister and His Fabulous Book

The obvious marvel of Stefan Sagmeister’s Things I Have Learned In My Life So Far is his stunning use of…