Throughout our daily lives we relate to our multi-dimensional world in a two-dimensional manner via visual communications such as signs, advertisements, and Internet-specific communications. In the information technology arena, these types of communications also include everything from timetables and
In 1955, along with Seymour Chwast, Edward Sorel, and Reynold Ruffin, Milton Glaser cofounded the Pushpin graphic design studio in New York. The studio's surprising style, which combined aspects of Victorian art, Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, and Art Deco with contemporary typography and illustration
Adrian Frutiger not only created one of the most successful and widely used typefaces, but he also created a standard of excellence in type design that will likely elude designers for generations to come. Frutiger received his formal education and apprenticeship in Switzerland, where, in 1951, he pro
A portrait of Tibor Kalman's middle-aged face almost passes as commonplace: a receding hairline, squinting eyes, and a toothy, sincere smile. Kalman's design career, however, has questioned all boundaries and expectations set by the ordinary.
Born in Budapest in 1949, Kalman was educated in journa