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What We Talk About When We Talk About Type

Ellen Shapiro reports from Abbott Miller's TypoGraphics conference session: Type often has a story to tell—it becomes part of the context, style, strategy, or truth of a client's message.


Urban Cartography, Curated

Designing New York City’s wayfinding "infostructure" demands a delicate balance of user needs - while maintaining the integrity of public space.


The Swiss Underground In NYC

Hear from Pentagram's Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth about their reissue the 1967 loose-leaf NYC Subway System Standards Manual created by Massimo Vignelli and Bob Noorda.


04/23/2014: Color Works book

It stands to reason that a valuable contemporary color resource for designers would also be handsomely designed. Co-authored by Eddie Opara and John Cantwell, Color Works is a comprehensive best practices guide that includes essays from Paula Scher, Stefan Sagmeister, Tony Brook, Brian Collins and Michael Rock. Check out more on Pentagram’s website. Via...


03/21/2014: Beethoven poster project

Jessica Svendsen, Yale School of Art grad now employed at Pentagram, handled Michael Bierut’s 100 Days Workshop in a spectacular way. Redesigning this Josef Müller-Brockmann, each approach plays with space and typography, and there are several excellent solutions, all in black and white. Below is one of the highlights, adding sharp paper forms and...