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04/18/2014: Helvetica perfume

Here’s a collection of some creative uses for Helvetica, which include a lager, poster design, and this amusing perfume ad campaign. Helvetica Perfume, cleverly described as the ultimate Modernist perfume, is a product of creative collective Guts & Glory and is available to purchase for $32. Ideal for that special someone who wants to...

"From the Inside, From the Heart": Type Designer Nadine Chahine

By Catherine Dixon Nadine Chahine is an award winning type designer specialized in Arabic fonts. Since 2005 she has worked for Linotype combining design with sales and marketing, though as the company’s Arabic type design programme has gathered momentum, so her role has shifted toward a greater emphasis in font development. Born in Lebanon...

They Might Be Giants + Paul Sahre

With 22 years in the industry, no one has inspired my generation to bridge the gap between design and illustration more than Paul Sahre. His second floor studio above a Dunkin’ Donuts on 6th Avenue (see his brilliant business card in a previous post of mine), has been a safe house for interns, students,...

A New Design Museum in Barcelona

Massimo Vignelli is finally across the street from Pablo Picasso. Disenny Hub, or DHUB, is Spain’s new design museum. Located on Barcelona’s Carrer de Montcada across the street from the Museo Picasso de Barcelona, it attracted 165,000 visitors in 2009, making it the fourth most visited museum in this city of arts and architecture....