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After The New World: the bold futuristic Mart by Geebird & Bamby

2018-02-16T12:20:29+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Mart, The New World, Geebird & Bamby, Robert G. Achtel, Jens Bambauer, brands, Packaging Design, Durst Lambda, print, typography, exhibition, Modernism Week, Palm Springs Convention Center, design movements The idea for Mart dates all the way back to 2009. "Around the same time The New World was conceived" notes Geebird & Bamby, the creative [...]

Pentagram reinvents Minneapolis’ Nicollet Avenue through design

2018-02-08T12:21:16+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Pentagram, Paula Scher, James Corner, brand identity, Environmental Graphics Nicollet Avenue is the “Main Street” of downtown Minneapolis. The major street in Minneapolis, Minnesota and three of its suburbs passes through a number of locally well-known neighborhoods and districts, notably Eat Street in south Minneapolis and the traffic-restricted Nicollet Mall in the city's [...]

“Oslo” custom typeface for Nike is an ode to Nordic design

2018-02-07T12:20:22+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Oslo, typeface, Nike Concept Store, Hans Christian Øren, Oh Yeah Studio, Futura Bold, Bislett Stadium, Babusjka studio, Karsten Warholm, World Championship Can the identity of an entire city be captured in a font? The answer to the question comes in a variety of type with “Oslo”, the new custom typeface designed for Nike Concept [...]

How graphic design can (and will) save your life

2018-02-06T12:20:16+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Graphic Design, exhibition, book, print, typography, Lucienne Roberts, Rebecca Wright, GraphicDesign&, Shamita Sharmacharja, Wellcome Collection, campaign, Oliver Wainright, World Health Organization Comprising over 200 objects including hard-hitting posters, illuminated pharmacy signs and digital teaching aids the exhibition “Can Graphic Design Save Your Life?” remined us of the importance of the visual language in health-related issues. [...]

Design Museum explores the typo revolting art in the noughties

2018-02-02T12:20:18+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Margaret Cubbage, Design Museum, Hope to Nope, Graphics, politics, Brexit, Arab Spring, Donald Trump, typography, art Margaret Cubbage, the curator of Design Museum’s upcoming exhibition Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008–2018 to TheCultureTrip notes “I think people are more politically aware and this in part is a result of social media. Not only [...]

Red Star Over Russia: Tate celebrates 100 years of revolutionary type

2018-01-31T12:20:21+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  David King, Red Star Over Russia, October Revolution, Tate Modern, Adolf Strakhov, Valentina Kulagina, Dmitrii Moor, Katerina Lainas, exhibition, book, art, posters, collection Drawn from the remarkable collection of the late graphic designer David King (1943 – 2016) the exhibition Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905–55 is not mere an [...]

What the Guardian’s tabloid format says about print today

2018-01-27T12:16:49+00:00 January 27th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  The Guardian, Katharine Viner, Alex Breuer, Commercial Type, Chris Clarke, printing, logo, Graphic Design, MagCulture, Jeremy Leslie, Charlotte C Gill People don’t know what to say of it yet but The Guardian is a tabloid now and this is a significant change to the acclaimed paper’s identity and format. Earlier this month the acclaimed [...]

Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv: 60 years of iconic design in 308 pages

2018-01-25T12:20:53+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Tags  Chermayeff, Geismar, Haviv, Design, Graphic Design, print, typography, logo, Standards Manual, nasa, EPA, Tom Geismar, Mackey Saturday, Steven Heller The brand design firm Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv behind many of the world’s most recognizable trademarks. To celebrate the iconic design firm the monograph “Identity: Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv” is published by Standards Manual [...]