Tom Geismar

Graphic Designer / United States / Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv

Tom Geismar’s Book List

Eclectic interests. An eclectic list.

5 books
Robert Massin

Type as image over the centuries. Many rare examples.

Leon Friend
Joseph Hefter

Published in 1936, it was, some years later, my introduction to the concept of graphic design. Leon Friend was a high school teacher in Brooklyn who became mentor to many outstanding designers.

Paul Rand

The first Rand book, and still the best.

Alan Fletcher

An amazing collection of obscure thoughts and observations. Endlessly entertaining.

Lancelot Thomas Hogben

A wide-ranging “kaleidoscope of human communication” by a famous British scientist/humanist.

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