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  • Sergio FY
    This typeface is characterized by its large, sharp, and triangular serifs, which give it a very singular look. […]

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March 8, 2007

Jamie Reid

“Every punk graphic you’ve ever seen is probably by Jamie Reid.” Watch his interview here.

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March 7, 2007

Design Archive

Design Archive

Maryellen McFadden’s, aka Alki1, Flickr Stream is full of straight hot designs from modernist masters. Go over and bow down to the swiss collection, I did.

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March 1, 2007

Profile Presents Forecast: cloudy by Wili Kunz

Profile Presents Forecast: cloudy by Wili Kunz

While changes in visual style, education, and practice evolved predictably in the past, some unexpected developments are affecting graphic design today. The profession many of us remember as bright and optimistic is now overwhelmingly introspective – permeated with anxiety, cynicism, and pseudo-intellectual debate.   Idealism and passion for creative work have been replaced by ego-driven […]

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March 1, 2007

The Profile of Post Typography

The Profile of Post Typography

You have a variety of work, and have had continuing engagements with several clients… do any projects stand out as favorites? We’ve been doing regular illustrations for The New York Times (mainly the Book Review, but other sections as well). These projects often illustrate an essay or article with a more abstract intellectual theme or relate […]

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February 2, 2007

The Profile of Steven Harrington

The Profile of Steven Harrington
Tell us a bit about your background, and the disciplines and media your work comprises. Like most kids, I started drawing and painting around the age of four or five. I can remember building and painting clay dinosaur sculptures in the 2nd grade with my classmates; handprint paintings were one of my […]

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December 1, 2006

The Profile of Yokoland

The Profile of Yokoland
Did you have any reservations about publishing the monograph so early in your careers? What did you learn during the process of putting it together? We didn’t have many reservations about making the book. Who wouldn’t like to make a whole book about your own work? And when the publisher basically gave […]

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November 1, 2006

The Profile of John Maeda

The Profile of John Maeda

In a previous publication you stated: “Amidst the attention given to the sciences as how they can lead to the cure of all diseases and daily problems of mankind, I believe that the biggest breakthrough will be the realization that the arts, which are conventionally considered ‘useless,’ will be recognized as the whole reason why we […]

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September 2, 2006

The Profile of Nico Stumpo

The Profile of Nico Stumpo

We haven’t talked to you in awhile, so we are really curious, what are you working on these days? Where are you based now? I have been living in Amsterdam for 3 years now. After living 4 years in Milan I decided that it was time to move. An advertising agency called Wieden+Kennedy offered me a […]

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July 20, 2006

The Profile of Little Friends of Printmaking

The Profile of Little Friends of Printmaking

How long have the two of you been working together? Did you both do posters before working with each other? We met in college in 1998 while we were both studying art. We were surreptitiously helping each other out with assignments almost immediately. We say this with some shame because this is obviously really looked down […]

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