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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Living with Picasso and Braque, Maybe

Lucio Passerini and his students at Cfp Bauer tell the story of a fictional typographer through a collection of prints exploring different techniques.

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The Original Burning Man

Steven Heller tracks down a mysterious Burning Man competitor from 1915 in The Illustrated Travel Journal from Milan.

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Amsterdam’s Curly Letters

Venice has stencil, London has Gill Sans and Amsterdam has what locals refer to as "Krulletters"—highly ornamented script painted with a brush.

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Hey Comrade, Got a Match?

Steven Heller talks with !Productive Arts! about their rare collection of Soviet-era cigarette packages.

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Cuba Libre

Designer Gerry L'Orange recently returned from a trip to Havana, where he surveyed classic Cuban street type.

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Stomach Problems?

it was the package more than the Psyllium husk that attracted Steven Heller to Sat-Isabgol, an Indian stomach remedy

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The Electric Anton Stankowski

German graphic designer Anton Stankowski was a master of the minimal—and a pioneer of "constructive graphic art" that involved photographic media.