Latest Articles in Graphic Design

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Renowned Graphic Designer Michael Bierut Gets His First Retrospective

Unlike architecture, graphic design has only moments to communicate information, emotion, and intention. Through November 7, 2015, at a Chelsea gallery, visitors can soak in the work of one contemporary master—whose work isn't only in two dimensions.
October 9, 2015
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Paperless Post Delivers Your Favorite Alexander Girard Patterns to Your Mailbox

Print and digital stationary company Paperless Post launches a new collection of greeting cards showcasing the graphic designs of beloved midcentury modernist Alexander Girard.
August 11, 2015

Flip Through This New Book on a Leading London Graphic Design Studio

Published this month by Unit Editions, an independent press specializing in visual culture, "Spin: 360º" features projects from over 20 years of work by London-based studio Spin. Here are a few highlights from the impressive 520-page tome made for graphics lovers.
June 11, 2015
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The Story Behind Over 125 Stunning Poster Designs

A new exhibition on poster design opens May 8, 2015, at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. We sent a few questions to Ellen Lupton, the curator of contemporary design, to unpack the show.
May 7, 2015
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These Limited-Editon Prints Capture Architectural Landmarks Around the World

Founded by Josefine Lillijegren and Sebastian Gokah, studio esinam is a Swedish architecture and interior design studio that is focused on discovering the often overlooked details that make up our modern experience. Architects by trade, the founders explore buildings through an architectural lens, exploring details of buildings and landmarks that may go unnoticed by passersby. Each print from studio esinam is a part of a limited edition, 1,000-print series.
April 17, 2015
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These Art Prints Were Made for Architecture Lovers

Copenhagen-based designer Kristina Dam experiments with an architectural toolkit in her work—perspective, geometric forms, and line. Her imaginative illustrations take on the look of buildings, but morph into mesmerizing compositions of patterns and shapes.
March 15, 2015

A Look at Modern Wallpaper

From the graphic to the more subdued, here are a few of our favorite examples of wallpaper in the modern world.
March 6, 2015
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Meet the George Nelson Associate Who Designed the Dunkin’ Donuts Logo

The industrial designer and Pratt Institute graduate teaches at her alma mater, instilling midcentury rigor in the creators of tomorrow.
February 3, 2015