Lost Designer Part I

On September 17, 1985 I received a package from Aaron Burns, President of International Typeface Corporation (ITC) in response to this query: “What designer do you believe is unfairly forgotten by design historians, who you would like to see given …

Restore Defaults at Camel Art Space

“Yeah, it was the ’90s. Everyone danced in the ’90s,” says Tom Marquet, explaining how he met co-curator Carl Gunhouse. “Carl and I have known each other since we were in junior high school. And we kind of grew up …

I Cannot Tell Another Lie

Since George Washington probably never said “I cannot tell a lie,” he never had the opportunity to say “I cannot tell another lie.” But if he could, he’d probably deny being the art director of the American flag. He probably …

Wider White Space, APFEL (Part 1)

On the California College of the Arts campus earlier this year there was an exhibition at the Wattis Institute called The Way Beyond Art: Wide White Space, which investigated how graphic design is represented in an art gallery format. The …