1. Poster Collection 07: Armin Hofmann - Instrumental in the birth of what came to be known as the “Swiss Style,” this is the must-have monograph showcasing the venerable Swiss designer’s landmark poster designs. Pick one up from Barnes & Noble.
2. Free Spit, Dumb Rocks Notebooks, Jonathan Zawada - Creative director Jonathan Zawada is known the world over for his graphic design work in music, fashion, publishing, and more. Creative Superstore Editions presents Jonathan – as well as other noted and emerging artists – in this edition of pocket-size notebooks. Get one at Creative Superstore Editions.
3. Everybody’s Talking, Eda Akaltun - Invited to create brand new work for Then X Ten, London artist Eda Akaltun combines and collages a variety of paper media, drawings, and other ephemera to create her distinctive designs. Post one up in your flat, from Lumas.
4. Chicago Symphony Orchestra Poster, John Massey – As a student intern, Massey met Armin Hofmann and Josef Müller-Brockmann and was forever changed, dedicating himself to design from that day forward. One of countless influential designs, this vintage, silkscreened poster was created for the Chicago Symphony. Get one from Poster Plus.
5. Herman Miller Summer Picnic Poster August 20, 1971, Stephen Frykholm – A pioneer of corporate art with uncompromising design standards, Frykholm molded the visual makeup of Herman Miller for over 40 years. His unmistakable picnic posters for Herman Miller are highly sought-after design classics. Get this giclée reproduction at the MoMA.
6. Cabaret Carol, Emily Forgot poster – Emily Forgot (a.k.a. Emily Alston) opened her own London studio in 2004 and has been creating diverse and unique design work for exhibitions and commercial clients alike, including Adidas, the BBC, GQ, and more. Check out some of her available prints, including “Cabaret Carol,” at her Forgot Shop
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