In the early 1950s a teenager in New Zealand with a fascination for Ferrari, wrote regularly to the factory in Maranello requesting the latest sales brochures
The Typographische Monatsblätter was one of the most important journals to successfully disseminate the phenomenon of ‘Swiss typography’ to an international audience. With more than 70 years in existence, the journal witnessed significant moments in the history of typography and graphic design.
Runcible is a creation of Edward Lear’s, arguably his piéce de résistance—though it faces stiff competition from the likes of tilly-loo, Yonghy-Bonghy-Bò…
I have attempted to escape from the geometrical and typographical straightjacket imposed by Swiss constructivism and the influence of Mondrian
Sun Ra’s Business Card
Inside your obese patient a thin one signals to be let out. Fred Troller, designer.
Who designed the six-legged dog, which means energy in Italy and in the world? Luigi Broggini never admitted authorship, and certainty about his being the father of the symbol only came after his death.
Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise is a 1980 jazz film by Robert Mugge documenting performances by Sun Ra and his Arkestra in Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and Baltimore.
Fifty years of collaboration, thousands of images, hundreds of books, five decades of marriage—all filled with creative compromises that are, literally, indescribable.
One Hunter classic features a little girl watching over a litter of kittens—with the aid of an Eveready flashlight, of course. This print proved so popular that reproductions suitable for framing were offered to readers for 10 cents. Readers responded by sending in 70,000 dimes—in the midst of the Depression. The poster has additional history, as well—the nine kittens were the genesis of the Eveready “Cat With Nine Lives” symbol.