Avant Garde Gothic

Designer for the Age of Austerity: Adrian Shaughnessy on Herb Lubalin's Life and Work

Unit Editions’ forthcoming monograph on Herb Lubalin already seems poised to be the design publishing event of the summer. Scheduled to begin shipping in August, Herb Lubalin: American Graphic Designer, 1918–81 is the first major work on Lubalin since 1985—and it is indeed a major work, with 448 pages including hundreds of examples of...