Jan Tschichold and the New Typography: Graphic Design Between the World Wars is a Bard Graduate Center Focus Project on view now through July 7.
Gordon Kaye: The More Things Change…
Publisher Gordon Kaye on GDUSA’s 2019 People To Watch. And why, in this dumb and divisive time, he is feeling a bit better about where we are and where we are going.
Emotional Kindertransport Exhibition By C&G Partners
C&G Partners designed this exhibit, which illuminates the story of the effort to bring thousands of Jewish children from Nazi Germany to Great Britain between 1938 and 1939.
Red Hot Technologies Heat Up PRINT® 18
PRINT 18® is celebrating its inaugural Red Hot Technology Program recognizing game-changing print and design technologies. The tradeshow is set for September 30 – October 2 in Chicago.
Trailblazing Goldsholl Design Firm On Exhibit In Chicago
Northwestern University’s Block Museum examines the trailblazing Goldsholl husband and wife design team who had great influence on mid-20th Century advertising and design.
SVA Showcases the Best of Chinese Design
SVA presents Graphic Design in China, a juried biennial that aims to showcase the growth of Chinese graphic design to an international audience.
WE DISSENT Exhibit of Feminist Design Set For Cooper Union
A new exhibition at Cooper Union in New York City offers a timely reconsideration the women’s movement through graphic design and diverse artifacts.
PRINT® 18 Is All About Learning
For creative and marketing professionals, PRINT 18 promises fresh ideas for ‘wow’ print marketing, impactful digital techniques, seminars and hands-on design labes, and a better understanding of the fusion of digital and print technologies. Visionary Seth Godin, above, delivers the keynote.
C&G Partners Designs ‘Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11’
The emotion of the crowd is the inspiration for C&G Partners’ design of “Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11,” a new special exhibition opening soon at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.
In Memoriam: Susan Jackson Keig (1918-2018)
Susan Jackson Keig, an internationally noted graphic designer and art director for over seven decades, has died. She was active to the age of one hundred.
Designing To The MAX With Tad Carpenter
Tad Carpenter, designer illustrator, author and educator, is returning to the Adobe MAX Conference 2018 for the third time as a speaker this year. Registration for the event is now open.
AIGA To Honor Five Medalists and Google
2018 AIGA medals go to Susan Kare, Arem Duplessis, Victor Moscono, Karin Fong and Aaron Douglas at this year’s gala while Google is Corporate Leader.
Marketing and Publishing Guru Seth Godin To Keynote At PRINT 18
PRINT 18 will take place September 30 – October 2 at McCormick Place in Chicago, and the keynote session with Seth Godin is included with registration.
Margo Chase’s Creative Drive On Exhibit at Texas A&M
Margo Chase: Chasing the Bright Light runs from March 23 through May 2 in Dallas; the exhibit celebrates her drive and passion to create.
Designing Playful Cities Exhibit Opens At MODA
Designing Playful Cities opens at the Museum of Design Atlanta and makes a strong case for designing for play into urban environments.
HOW Design Live Embraces Convergence of Design and Marketing
Register now using Promo Code GDUSAWEB for $100 off HOW Design Live. And learn more about the related HOW Marketing Live conference.
AMPL!FY Partners Designers With Social Justice Non-Profits
Worldstudio and Make Art with Purpose have launched AMPL!FY, a public art and design initiative that partners designers with social justice organizations to create thought-provoking posters.
AIGA/NY Invites You To Meet The Moderns
Tom Geismar, George Lois and Rudi Wolff will address the impact of Modernism on American Graphic Design and usher in a new book on the subject by Steven Heller and Greg D’Onofrio.
Strathmore Exhibit Tracks Evolution of American Graphic Design
A new exhibit of Strathmore Archive, sponsored by Mohawk, tracks the role of paper in the evolution of American graphic design.
Visual Connections Returns to NYC on October 25
Visual Connections returns to NYC on October 25 to stage another free discovery, networking and education event for graphic designers and other art and photography buyers. GDUSA readers can register for free.
REACH Conference Focuses On Successful Creative Leadership
The organizers of How Design Live bring you REACH, a new conference about being a successful creative leader in an era that demands it.
Debbie Millman Curates Text Me Exhibition At MODA
Museum of Design Atlanta is hosting Text Me, an exhibition about typography today curated by Debbie Millman.
Frank Baseman Exhibition Combines Interests In Rebuses and Letterpress
Frank Baseman’s long term interests include letterpress printing and rebuses; these combine to produce a playful upcoming exhibition at Penn State University.
Hopscotch: A New Kind of Conference
Hopscotch Design was conceived by Matthew Muñoz and Jonathan Opp from New Kind to merge with the annual Hopscotch Music Festival in Raleigh NC. Here’s a report on the fourth edition.
Print 17 Announces 44 ‘Must See’ Technologies
PRINT 17, the most comprehensive graphic communications gathering in the Americas, announces its 2017 MUST SEE ’EMS. The show takes place Sept 10-14 at McCormick Place South in Chicago.
RISD Graduate Exhibition Graphics Are Hyper-Adaptive
Two RISD MFA’s designed a hyper-adaptive, modular and scalable identity for the school’s 2017 Graduate Thesis Exhibition.
TDC To Honor Dutch Typographer Gerard Unger
On July 18, Dr. Gerard Unger will receive the TDC Medal, first awarded to Hermann Zapf back in 1967.
Global Artists Re-Interpret Dolby Logo
Dolby Labs asked 22 artists and designers to create artwork that plays off its familiar Double-D logo. Pentagram, Gretel, Mucho and Young Never Sleep studios are among the participants.
The Powerful Role PRINT 17 Plays in the Impact of Design
PRINT 17 presents more than 50 education sessions that shed light on the design/creative process, packaging, marketing and sales, business growth strategies, new emerging technologies and more.
Lance Wyman To Headline 2017 SEGD Conference
The 2017 SEGD Conference brings designers and local experts together for a three-day event that features workshops and charrettes, design tours, NEXPO floor, networking socials and thought leadership sessions.
Barnes Exhibit Includes Philly Designer Allan Espiritu
Allan Espiritu is among the artists featured in a new Barnes Foundation exhibition who have taken to the street throughout the post-war period to speak to social issues and urban challenges.
Design ‘By The People’ In An Era Of Populism
An exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum called By the People: Designing A Better America is particularly timely. Cynthia E. Smith is curator and Hitesh Singhal is the exhibition designer.
Design of Dissent Exhibits Graphic Works of Protest
The Design of Dissent is an exhibition of graphic works of protest against social and political problems. It was first mounted by Milton Glaser and Mirko Ilic in 2005.
Bloomberg To Receive AIGA Corporate Leadership Award
AIGA announces it highest honors for 2017. Bloomberg L.P. is honored for corporate leadership, and Art Chantry, Mark Randall, Emmett McBain, Rebeca Mendez, Lance Wyman, Nancy Skolos and Tom Wedell receive the vaunted AIGA Medal.
Countdown to Chicago: Get Ready for 5 Days of Magic
By Diana Mosher, Content Director, HOW Design Live What do Pentagram Partner Natasha Jen, 40 Days of Dating co-author Timothy Goodman, AIGA Gold Medalist Brian Collins and PepsiCo SVP and Chief Design Officer Mauro Porcini all have in common? Pictured: Natasha Jen, Timothy Goodman, Brian Collins and Mauro Porcini They’ll be delivering keynotes at HOW […]
Measured Summit Will Explore Impact of Design on Health Care
Maggie Breslin leads an SVA Design for Social Innovation summit on January 24 on how to measure the impact of design for health care and, more generally, socially responsible design.
Visual Connections Returns To NYC On October 27
Visual Connections returns to New York on Thursday, October 27 to stage another free discovery, networking and education event exclusively for buyers and commissioners of photography, footage and illustration. The venue will again be Metropolitan Pavilion located in Midtown Manhattan.
HOW Design Live 2017 Touches Down In Chicago
HOW Design Live, set for in Chicago May 2 – 6, is now open for registration!
Rolling Stones: Exhibitionism Rocks New York City
Exhibitionism is the largest touring exhibit staged by a band or artist. It tells the 50-year history of the Rolling Stones through a series of thematic installations that present a journey through the band’s career. Pentagram partners William Russell and Abbott Miller collaborated on the graphic and exhibit design.
Exhibition To Honor 80th Anniversary Of 27 Chicago Designers
An exhibition celebrating the 80th anniversary of the founding of the 27 Chicago Designers opens October 21. It is curated by Lara Allison and Jack Weiss, with help from Ron Kovach, Steve Liska, Joseph Michael Essex and many more.