Posts Categorized: Graphic Design

In honour of International Typewriter Day (commemorating this day in 1868 that Christopher Latham Sholes was granted a patent for his invention), here’s a sneak preview of Janine Vangool  of Uppercase Magazine’s latest book, ‘A Graphic History Of The Beloved Machine, The Typewriter‘, chock-full of graphic typewriter goodness…

Legendary graphic designer Massimo Vignelli died on May 27th. He leaves behind a legacy of simple, elegant graphic design. With his wife Lella, the Vignellis were a multi-disciplinary team who changed the design landscape, from corporate imagery, furniture design, interior, product, packaging and environmental design with their clean, beautiful and very timeless aesthetic… In Studio With: Massimo…

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Paper Becomes Textile

May 5th, 1921 was the day Chanel #5 was launched, a perfume created for Coco Chanel by perfumer Ernest Beaux. In celebration of the anniversary today, here’s a short video on Dutch book designer Irma Boom‘s book for Chanel #5, which has no printing involved, only embossing, making for a delightful, tactile experience…

Alan Fletcher

Described by The Daily Telegraph as  “the most highly regarded graphic designer of his generation, and probably one of the most prolific”, Alan Fletcher, (1931- 2006) was a super-star of the graphic design world. With his own unique, simple and very elegant stamp on all his work, Fletcher designed and illustrated innumerable projects (many of which are…

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