April Greiman has worked for Esprit, XeroxCorp, and Benetton, but her defining design statement came in a revolutionary issue of Design Quarterly that personalized graphic design.
After completing studies with Wolfgang Weingart at the Basel School of Design, Greiman moved first to New York and the
The Dutch architect Aldo van Eyck, a member of the loosely associated Team X, was deeply concerned with the spiritual vacuity of most modern architecture. Dismayed at Rotterdam's development since World War II, van Eyck was convinced that such industrial designs caused alienation and psychological di
Alexander Calder brought motion to sculpture. An incredibly playful spirit, Calder channeled his joy into a deeply informed and influential body of work that spans mediums from simple line drawings to massive steel sculptures. Calder's work reminds us of childhood fantasies like infinite slides and
Joel and Ethan Coen cut their teeth on relatively low budget, fringe films. The black-humored brothers' deviant reinterpretations of Hollywood formulas laugh in the face of the studio system. Influenced more by cartoons, B-movies, and exploitation flicks than by pretentious prestige productions, the