How Paul Rand Changed American Design

For a long time, and still now in certain circles, Graphic Design wasn’t considered ‘art.’ Corporate ID, logos, book covers, brochures, branding and the like were looked upon as a trade rather than an aesthetic talent. Rarely did one admire, let alone frame a brochure cover, an advertisement or other form of Corporate Identity. Designer Paul Rand changed all that. And now there’s an exhibit to prove it. (more…)

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The Extraordinary Paper Sculptures Of Mid-Century Modern Design Legend Irving Harper.

Herman Miller and Maharam present Irving Harper: A Mid-Century Mind at Play at the Rye Arts Center Gallery through Jan 24, 2015. Curated by Katharine Dufault and Jeff Taylor, the exhibit exposes the world to the paper sculptures by Mid-Century Modern designer and legend Irving Harper. (more…)

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Age 103 And Still Designing. The Life & Work Of Legend Eva Zeisel.

Eva Zeisel, 2009, photos courtesy of Talisman Photo

103 year old Eva Zeisel continues to amaze. The Hungarian born designer just doesn’t stop. In addition to being an enormous talent, she has a life story as interesting as her work. (more…)

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