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July 18, 2013
At Dwell, we love graphic design, and could geek out for hours on fonts, typesetting, and white space! Have a spin through the best modern graphic design we've had in our pages from profiles to the homes of these inspiring creatives.
graphic designer Karel Martens portrait

Limitations—even in choice of wardrobe—fuel the creative fires of Dutch master Karel Martens. His influential graphic design career spans nearly half a century, and he continues to explore new ground.

 

Originally appeared in Dutch Master
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Project Projects graphic design studio

Manhattan-based Project Projects may be a graphic design studio, but it works in all dimensions, on the page and off. Founded by Prem Krishnamurthy and Adam Michaels in 2004, the firm designs everything from books and architectural signage to websites and museum exhibitions.

Originally appeared in Graphic Design: Project Projects
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Tina Roth Eisenberg of Swiss Miss

Tina Roth Eisenberg runs a successful graphic design company, but is perhaps better known as the author behind the design-centric blog, SwissMiss.  The self described Swiss designer gone NYC covers everything from typography to eyebrow dances, curating a specific cross-section of humor, design and inspiration.

Originally appeared in 8 Questions For Tina Roth Eisenberg
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Spiekermann and Dulkinys agree that their house—the first they’ve built from the ground up—is definitely different.

Typography guru Erik Spiekermann and his wife, designer Susanna Dulkinys, hate 
clutter. That’s why they love the supersleek Berlin domicile they constructed to have 
just the right lines—and a host of energy-saving features behind the scenes. Photo by: Pia Ulin

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Originally appeared in A Rational Approach
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Graphic designers Jeanette and Mike Abbink in their Brooklyn living room and office

When graphic designers Jeanette and Mike Abbink left behind their loft in San Francisco—with collected ephemera, a voluminous library, and a parcel of paintings in tow—they didn’t know where they would land in the Big Apple. One renovation and one Welsh terrier later, they’re back on track in Brooklyn. Photo by: Dean Kaufman

 

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Originally appeared in Creative Renovation in Brooklyn
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graphic designer Karel Martens portrait

Limitations—even in choice of wardrobe—fuel the creative fires of Dutch master Karel Martens. His influential graphic design career spans nearly half a century, and he continues to explore new ground.

 

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