Weekend Heller: Save Rizzoli, Love Letterpress, Honor Canada
Save a New York Literary Landmark “The Rizzoli Bookstore building is an icon of New York City architecture and one of the most beautiful commercial spaces in America. It’s an impressive example of adaptive reuse of a former piano showroom into a retail space and one of the few remaining examples of architecturally significant bookstores in an era where bookstores are increasingly threatened.”
This is the time to use social media’s power to inform the Landmark Preservation Commission that 31 W 57th Street is architecturally significant and deserves landmark status! Sign the petition.
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Letterpress, GOOD!!! This print by Robynne Raye is the latest edition to The Beauty of Letterpress. This print sells for $5 and Neenah will double the proceeds with all donations going to Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum.
Order here. Or find your bliss at: Robynne Raye: @BubblesRaye Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum: @hamiltonwoodtyp The Beauty of Letterpress: @BoLetterPress Neenah Paper: @NeenahPaper
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Identity Crisis, eh? From our brothers in the North, the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada: “As proud Canadians, do you want something truly memorable for Canada’s 150th anniversary logo? Help us send a loud and clear message to Ottawa about the identity development process for Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations. Use the form below to send your message and sign the national petition:”
Canada’s Centennial Logo. Stuart Ash FGDC
Canadians are using this website to petition the Government to develop a Design Advisory Board for the 150th celebrations identity. We are recommending that the board have representation from each of Canada’s three design associations (GDC, SDGQ, RGD). Use the petition form to make your voice heard, show your support for Canada’s professional design community, and send a clear message to Ottawa about the development of the identity for Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations.
Print’s February Issue Don’t miss the newest issue of Print, the Sex & Design issue, which takes a tasteful look at issues surrounding sex and design. Read even more by Steven Heller, such as his feature article that explores the relationship between sex and advertising through the years, as well as his Dialogue and Evolution columns.