Tag Archives Typography

Matt Stevens

by Thursday, June 15, 2017

Matt Stevens is a Designer and Illustrator that loves them both, and especially when he gets to mix the two for powerful results. He spends his days doing work for people that are passionate about their product or brand whether they are a large world-renowned company or a local hot dog joint. The Rookie Handbook ...

Paul Rand

by Thursday, June 1, 2017

Best known for his corporate logo designs, Rand was educated at the Pratt Institute (1929-1932), the Parsons School of Design (1932-1933), and the Art Students League (1933-1934). He was one of the originators of the Swiss Style of graphic design. From 1956 to 1969, and beginning again in 1974, Rand taught design at Yale University ...

Jan Tschichold

by Saturday, May 20, 2017

The son of a sign painter, Tschichold trained as a calligrapher and designer at the Leipzig Academy of Graphic Arts and Book Production (1919–21) and then freelanced as a lettering artist and designer. The 1923 exhibition of the Bauhaus at Weimar introduced him to Modernist design, and he quickly joined the movement, rejecting traditional fonts ...

Paul Renner

by Friday, May 5, 2017

Even before 1932, Renner made his opposition to the Nazis very clear, notably in his book “Kulturbolschewismus?” (Cultural Bolshevism). He was unable to find a German publisher, so it was published by his Swiss friend Eugen Rentsch. After the Nazis seized power in March 1933, Paul was arrested and dismissed from his post in Munich in ...

Adrian Frutiger

by Friday, April 21, 2017

Adrian Frutiger is a renowned twentieth century Swiss graphic designer. His forte was typeface designing and he is considered responsible for the advancement of typography into digital typography. His valued contribution to typography includes the typefaces; Univers and Frutiger.   Adrian Frutiger was born on May 24, 1928, in Unterseen, Canton of Bern to weaver parents. At the ...