Graphic design


24 blog entries
Author Q&As
By Steve Kroeter February 8, 2012

Graphic designer Ivan Chermayeff: Chermayeff & Geismar
(New York)   Profile  Book List
Graphic designer Tom Geismar: Chermayeff & Geismar
(New York)   Profile   Book List
Graphic designer Sagi Haviv: Chermayeff & Geismar
(New York)   Profile   Book List

In the first in a series of Author Q&As,
Designers & Books asks graphic designers Ivan Chermayeff, Tom Geismar, and Sagi Haviv to talk about their new book, Identify (Print Publishing, October 2011), named a Notable Book of 2011 by Designers & Books. More...

Book List of the Week
By Steve Kroeter July 19, 2011

Graphic designer Harry Pearce: Pentagram (London)
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Describing the talk that he’s frequently asked to deliver—which he does from one corner of the earth to the other: in the U.K., Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and the U.S.—Harry Pearce says: “It’s about being a Pentagram partner
, an eternal optimist, a 
failed vegetarian
, a human rights activist, a 
dream diary keeper
, an occasional nudist
, a graphic designer
, and an accidentalist.”  More...

Book List of the Week
By Steve Kroeter May 31, 2011

Graphic designer Pierre Bernard: L’Atelier de Création Graphique (Paris)
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Who in the design community doesn’t believe that good design makes life better? Even the cynics among us must admit to at least occasionally hoping it’s true. French graphic designer Pierre Bernard’s take on this central of all design issues might be described as optimistic, yet also realistic. “Graphic design will not turn the world into a paradise, but it may contribute to a more humane world," he says. More...

Graphic design
By Rick Poynor November 3, 2011

Guest blogger: Visual culture critic Rick Poynor (Design Observer, London)
We welcome guest blogger Rick Poynor—also a Designers & Books commentator—who shares his selection of notable design titles published during 2011. More...