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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AG Fronzoni Reappreciated

A new website seeks to document the achievements of AG Fronzoni—an Italian designer who refused to ever write a single word about his work.

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Warn and Cover

Steven Heller researches ebola awareness posters around the globe.

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Diplomatic Design

The United Nations’ in-house design team works to create change with a target audience of, well, every single person on the planet

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ISIS Translated

While everyone is jittery about ISIS, designer Meital Gueta decided to transform its trademark ISIS (Daesh) flag into a Jewish New Year (Rosh Ha'shana) greeting card.

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The New Maya Language of Frida Larios

Graphic designer Frida Larios has created a new Maya writing system intended to honor Maya language and bring it into contemporary life and culture.

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Three Italian Nameplates

While recently picking through the surprisingly meager stacks of Italian ephemera in the flea markets, I came across a veritable history of masthead types. Take a closer look.

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When the Ukraine Was Soviet

I recently found a catalog of Ukrainian political posters spanning the period after the Russian revolution until the early 1980s - some are surprisingly well known. In light of the apparent push from Russian President Putin to aid the Yanukovych government, seeing this now quaint the Ukrainian SSR-Soviet era posters seems like a deceivingly...