Quote of the Day

 

178 blog entries
By Wim Crouwel May 12, 2014

Makes clear that modern typography does not have its origins in the conventional printing industry but is entwined with 20th-century painting, poetry, and architecture.

By Wim Crouwel March 27, 2014

Mies van der Rohe is one of my heroes.

By Matali Crasset September 3, 2013

One of my favorite books, depicting an entire mural of society.

By Seymour Chwast March 23, 2015

Technical, humanist images from this 1920s and ’30s visual artist. . . . The books I like are human-size 3-D objects. They often contain things to ponder, ignore, memorize, and laugh and wonder at.

By Seymour Chwast March 17, 2014

Every photograph is iconic. I remember them all.

By Ivan Chermayeff November 29, 2013

Paul Rand was not only the best graphic designer America ever produced, but one of the few who wrote really well about what he was doing.

By Wendell Castle August 1, 2013

This is a great book for useless knowledge that ultimately might prove useful.

By Ken Carbone November 27, 2013

Read while I’m going to sleep to induce dreams.

By Stephen Burrows September 12, 2013

The way Andersen centers his story around the sickness of the shoes fascinates me. And besides, I'm a shoe fanatic—they complete the outfit!

By Dominique Browning May 27, 2014

I happen to love all of Hicks’s books. . . But the fabric book, written in 1971, pushes the envelope—as he did with his bold, idiosyncratic decorating style—and remains a useful eye-opener today.