The Winning Renovation of Rowhouse Showdown
Over the course of the season, the program Rowhouse Showdown on FYI has followed three design teams as they've each overhauled an...
Matter: Logo Evolution
In our May issue I wrote about the undersung Swiss mid-century modernist Herbert Matter, a graphic designer and photographer who...
Roger Federer's Personal Logo?
If you put any stock at all in national stereotypes--we Americans are a bit pudgy, I confess--then you're no stranger to the...
Novak Djokovic: Behind the Logo
Last year we took a look at tennis great Roger Federer's personal logo (bit of a snooze, frankly), so with the unveiling of...
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...
Natasha Jen
Pentagram’s newest partner adopts a spatial approach to graphic design and building brand identities that go way beyond logos.
Friday Finds 07.13.12
This friday, we see an alternative to the 2012 Olympics logo, learn insider tips on how to best experience AT&T Park, home of the...
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
Designing the Modern World Award
Choosing the finalists and, eventually, the winners wasn't the only difficult task at the Modern World Awards.
Color Me Mad!
Always a sucker for well designed architecture and products, I must admit I go a little mad when color has been introduced to the...
Cabin Envy
I’m tired of hearing about the golden age of flight, that era when air hostesses (never hosts) wore Pucci uniforms, Pan Am logos...
Top 5 Saul Bass Movie Titles
In our February issue, on newsstands now, we celebrate the life and work of the great graphic designer Saul Bass on the...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
A Joyful Noise in the Dark: A Peek Inside Ted Riederer's Studio
New York-based, Twyla artist Ted Riederer creates paintings, sculpture and performance art that draw on his deep connection to...
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Pretty Loaded is an online museum of "preloaders," those animated countdowns that inform visitors that their mind-blowing web...
Porsche Sled
Driving gloves, check. Aviator sunglasses, check. Hair gel and minty-fresh breath spray—check.
Weck Canning Jars
The Slow Food movement, not the mention Frtiz Haeg's modern day Victory Gardens, have sparked a renewed interest in canning and...
Design Icon: 8 Works by Raymond Loewy
This godfather of industrial design streamlined the look of midcentury America.
Ceramic Chic
There was a time when earthenware was unappreciated: once the 80s hit the world, handcrafts—as a vestige of a musty, dusty...