Ivan Chermayeff

Look Up Yonder

Ivan Chermayeff and Kurt Vonnegut made beautiful music when they teamed up in 1980 to make a children's book about creation: "Sun Moon Star."

Tristan Schmitz: New Name on the New York Design Scene

He arrived in New York last September with his wife, their kitten, and two suitcases. The next morning, he reported for work as the new senior designer at Chermayeff & Geismar. That doesn’t happen every day. I recently had the opportunity to chat with Tristan Schmitz, 28, about leaving his home country, Germany, and...