By: Print | May 14, 2020 The United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum is poised to open later this year—and yesterday the organization revealed the identity that will grace its new hub at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Created by Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv, the mark draws inspiration from three key elements: the colors of the Olympic rings and Paralympic logo; the stripes of the American flag; and the diamond silhouette of the building facade (more on that in a moment).
Editor’s Note: This project won Best of Region for the South in PRINT’s 2017 Regional Design Awards. See all of the winners here, and don’t forget to enter the 2018 Regional Design Awards. The digital age has shifted the way many industries operate, with such change bringing an element of uncertainty—and that is especially the case with public radio. Which is why Louisville Public Media, a community-supported nonprofit with three radio stations and an investigative unit, was
“Typography needs to be audible. Typography needs to be felt. Typography needs to be experienced.” Do you agree? Enter Print’s Typography & Lettering Awards today. If your list of early 20th century and modernist design heroes is confined to the usual suspects – Rand, Lustig, Sutnar, and such – you probably haven’t heard of Dorothy and Otis “Shep” Shepard. These pioneers of populist American Modernism have unjustly escaped mainstream critical recognition for well over a half-
You’ve probably watched movies, played games or listened to music on your iPad. It’s an awesome way to bring your entertainment anywhere, but for true audiophiles, those little speakers can be pretty disappointing. Enter the Belkin Thunderstorm, engineered by Audifi. It looks like a big case for your iPad with a speaker bar across the bottom. You place your tablet inside, then open up your ears. “This device basically turns your iPad into a home theatre experience,” says Kirk
As would be expected, a striking identity solution for Function Engineering from Sagmeister & Walsh, in collaboration with designer Wade Jeffree and animator Joel Voelker. The black and white logo uses transparency to create hinges and this method carries over into a typeface, additional icons and patterns used on the back of business cards in the system. Check out more of the work here. Via Looks Like Good Design. #icons #logo #blackandwhite #SagmeisterampWalsh #identitydesi
Whatever the fate of the printed page, letterheads (actual or virtual) will never disappear. What’s more, they will always change. Maybe not as radically as these 1931 examples of before and after, but typographic styles will denote changes in attitudes and technologies. These were samples from a paper promotion that show how the old-fashioned and the new-fangled differed yet followed the same formal standards. Competition for Designers
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