International Design

The arena of international design is vast, and Imprint sorts through the chaff, highlighting exemplary work created by international design firms and small studios that would otherwise remain unknown. With an eye to discovering unique sensibilities, Imprint covers topics such as typography, posters, books, magazines, and motion graphics, showcasing European innovations, Japanese design, and work from the Middle East.

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The Hyperactive Paperback

Steve Heller takes a look at Ruben Pater's "The Politics of Design: A (Not So) Global Manual for Visual Communication."

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Letters From Svenska

"Pyttans AB and CD to Learn" is a strangely delightful ABC book dedicated to the Swedish opera singer Marianne Morner, also known as Pyttan.

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Shadows of the Pasts

"Triumphs and Laments" by William Kentridge is a large-scale 500-meter-long frieze along Rome's urban waterfront.

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Signs of Life, Havana Style

Diego Vainesman, chairman emeritus of the Type Directors Club, recently returned from Havana, where he was seeking typographic treasures.

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The Face of a City

More and more cities are using individual proprietary fonts. Such is the case for Tilburg, The Netherlands, which now has the TilburgsAns face.

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Boris Bućan: A Posterfull Life

At a time when type is a fetish, Boris Bućan is a Croatian artist and poster designer who uses visuals to speak as loudly as words.

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Introducing The Electro-Library

Steven Heller talks with David Senior about THE ELECTRO-LIBRARY, a small show at MoMA about European Avant-Garde magazines from the 1920s.