Posts Tagged ‘ graphic design ’

rand brand

May 27, 2011

we’re so bombarded by logos and advertising in our daily lives that it’s easy to dismiss or take certain images for granted. but a closer look some of the logos we have seen over and over again- those of UPS, IBM, ABC, or ENRON- reveals the masterful work of paul rand, a graphic designer...
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bookworms

April 26, 2011

trying to psyche everyone up with ideas for the bookbinding workshop this weekend with some posts about books! here are some covers from the nypl’s collection of Dust Jackets from American and European Books, 1926-1947 to get your bookbrains going!
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father/daughter

May 4, 2010

i was browsing una‘s blog (one of my favorite stores in portland) and came across tomoko igarashi‘s knotted necklaces! apparently her parents were both designers, her father, takenobu igarashi an influential and innovative graphic and product designer (below!) and her mother, keiko, working in textiles and housewares. don’t you just love a creative family!?
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icons of icons

March 9, 2010

chermayeff & geismar is a design firm famous for their icons and branding for huuuuuuge clients: pbs, national geographic, nbc, barney’s, pan am, the museum of modern art, etc etc etc. the AIGA (american institute of graphic arts) has a great online design archive (with an impressive interface, duh) with some of c&g’s work...
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