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Reach: Design Across the Social Spectrum Conference at Princeton University

Swiss Legacy (+)   15/03/2011

Reach: Design Across the Social SpectrumThe goal of the conference is to inspire attendees to think critically about the function of social class in design. Confirmed speakers currently include Stephen Doyle, Chip Kidd, Paula Scher, and Debbie Millman. Th (+)

Chartwell, Data Visualizing Font

Swiss Legacy (+)   09/03/2011

Chartwell is a family that explores the use of OpenType to interpret and visualize data. The font format is highly portable and can be used in any application that supports standard ligatures. The data also remains editable allowing for easy updates.Desig (+)

Reflektor 3

Swiss Legacy (+)   09/03/2011

Reflektor 3, third annual of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Dortmund, Germany has been given a new look with a playful, experimental concept. All the items of content are separated from one another, tentatively linked with one another, and (+)

James Kape

Swiss Legacy (+)   09/03/2011

I like this portfolio book from Australian designer James Kape. (+)

Simon Renström

Swiss Legacy (+)   22/02/2011

I like Simon Renström portfolio. (+)

Lausanne Underground Film & Music Festival

Swiss Legacy (+)   21/02/2011

I just received an email from very talented Lausanne based designer Demian Conrad, and it made me laugh at loud.See more images of the project here. (+)

YWFT Herzog Typeface

Swiss Legacy (+)   21/02/2011

Originally drawn in 2008 by Travis Stearns of YouWorkForThem, we revisited the Herzog drawings in 2011 and developed them into a fully functional opentype font release. YWFT Herzog comes with two style options (regular and alternate), with each style cont (+)

Office Hours

Swiss Legacy (+)   15/02/2011

Above: Rachel de JoodeOffice Hours is about Work/Life-balance.The idea is to get a closer look at the work spaces of interesting people from different fields –a deeper insight into their way of organizing time and space. At the moment the project is cente (+)

TD 63-73 – The inside story of Total Design – Unit Editions

Swiss Legacy (+)   15/02/2011

TD 63-73: Total Design and its pioneering role in graphic design is a unique insider’s account of the evolution of Total Design, one of the most important and influential design groups in the history of visual design.Written by Ben Bos, a key member of th (+)

Uniform Valentine’s Mailer

Swiss Legacy (+)   14/02/2011

A set of charming, designed by Uniform, (if not deliberately cheesy) chat-up lines, guaranteed to put a smile on anyone’s face. Based around the idea of making a good first impression we designed this set of six cards, which were mailed out to prospective (+)

Desperate Cars by Sébastien Girard

Swiss Legacy (+)   13/02/2011

Exhausted, abandoned, wounded, the collection of cars captured by Sébastien Girard are in fact desperate. We find them in the middle of the night, broken wrecks bearing the scars of their mad days wheeled by man. An analytical flash captures them in their (+)

Erik Spiekermann, Putting back the face into typeface

Swiss Legacy (+)   02/02/2011

Typographer, graphic designer and businessman Erik Spiekermann has created timeless, influential and, yes, Meta-physical work over the past three decades.Next to founding MetaDesign and FontShop, the latter being the first ever digital distributor of font (+)

Eight:48 Issue 4 out now

Swiss Legacy (+)   02/02/2011

Eight:48′s fourth issue, ‘The Future Issue’, focusses on new design companies and illustration collectives that have sprung up over the last two – three years. These studios include Six, Always with Honor, Design Studio, Steven Bonner and many more. The i (+)

Grid-A-Licious v2

Swiss Legacy (+)   30/01/2011

Grid-A-Licious has been responsible for one of 2008-09′s most recognizable web design layout templates, which has been reviewed and mentioned in various magazines, e-zines and even international newspapers.The popular theme has been updated and redesigned (+)

Helvetica and the New York City Subway System

Swiss Legacy (+)   29/01/2011

Helvetica and the New York City Subway SystemFor years, the signs in the New York City subway system were a bewildering hodge-podge of lettering styles, sizes, shapes, materials, colors, and messages. The original mosaics (dating from as early as 1904), d (+)

Tom Balchin

Swiss Legacy (+)   25/01/2011

Interesting work over at Tom Balchin. (+)

The expanding field of graphic design 1900 – 2020

Swiss Legacy (+)   25/01/2011

I don’t know where I’m going but I want to be therethe expanding field of graphic design 1900 – 2020The profession of graphic design, which until the 1990s appeared to be small, craftbased, and highly cultural, has in the 21st century expanded into a popu (+)

Ian Anderson/The Designers Republic at Ginza Graphic Gallery

Swiss Legacy (+)   19/01/2011

ginza graphic gallery(ggg)Friday. February 4 – Monday. February 28, 2011DNP Ginza Bldg., 7-7-2 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061Tel: 03-3571-520611:00am – 7:00pm (Open until 6:00pm on Saturdays)Closed on Sundays and holidays. Admission free.The Designers Re (+)

Playground Magazine

Swiss Legacy (+)   19/01/2011

Conceived during the summer of 2009, Playground Magazine began as a platform for students at the University of Brighton to see the creative endeavours of their peers in print. The publication came to fruition with the support of CETLD – a partnership led (+)

This Studio “Twenty Eleven” Calendar

Swiss Legacy (+)   17/11/2010

Another year, another calendar. Nicely designed once again by This Studio.Available to purchase for £20.00 over at Blanka. (+)

Kilimanjaro no.11: Morbloro

Swiss Legacy (+)   15/11/2010

Kilimanjaro no.11: MorbloroOut November 2010Kilimanjaro’s most addictive issue: a mix of girls, birds and planes.Featuring Marina Abramovic, AA Bronson, Martin Creed, Wangechi Mutu, Laure Prouvost and Charles Ray – consume with moderation.Pre-order now at (+)

Bodoni, Manual of Typography

Swiss Legacy (+)   09/11/2010

The complete reproduction of Bodoni’s rare masterworkCelebrated printer and type designer Giambattista Bodoni set the standard for printing the alphabet with his Manuale tipografico (1818). The two-volume set—published posthumously in a limited edition of (+)

So You Need A Typeface Poster

Swiss Legacy (+)   09/11/2010

View larger image hereDesigned by Julian Hansen, 22-year-old graphic design student from Copenhagen.24 x 18″ Art Print Printed on Astrobrights Eclipse Black 80# CoverMetallic Silver Ink (PMS 877)Printed offsetOpen Edition $22BUY IT HERE (+)

Los Logos 5: Compass

Swiss Legacy (+)   09/11/2010

Like its predecessors, this fifth edition in the Los Logos series offers a definitive overview of current developments and advancements in logo design with the high-quality selection of up-to-the-minute work that readers have come to expect. But with a la (+)

M/M (Paris) installation in ‘Not In Fashion’ at MMK (Frankfurt)

Swiss Legacy (+)   08/11/2010

A display of M/M (Paris) fashion archives. Features works by Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin (Yohji Yamamoto, Balenciaga, Bjork), Craig McDean (Jil Sander, Yohj Yamamoto), David Sims (Yohji Yamamoto) and more. Stands and tables designed at M/M (Pari (+)

Type Camps 2011

Swiss Legacy (+)   08/11/2010

Type Camp is announcing their 2011 schedule:———————————TYPE CAMP ROMEHistorical lettering and letterforms1-8 May 2011———————————TYPE CAMP CALIFORNIACreativity in typographySan Luis Obispo18-23 July... (+)

The Graphic Design of Rudolph de Harak

Swiss Legacy (+)   08/11/2010

I found this nice Flickr set on Rudolph de Harak thanks to Experimental Jetset Facebook page. (+)

ThreeSix Typeface by MuirMcNeil Design Systems

Swiss Legacy (+)   08/11/2010

ThreeSix, design by MuirMcNeil Design Systems, is an experimental optical / geometric type system consisting of six typefaces in eight weights. It explores the possibilities of using systematic principles to generate geometric typeforms which are distinct (+)


Swiss Legacy (+)   08/11/2010

Creamier is Phaidon‘s follow-up to Cream, Fresh cream and Ice-cream. A book project in newspaper format dedicated to a hundred established and/or upcoming contemporary artists, each carefully selected by 10 internationally recognized curators.The project (+)

Bracket Volume 1 – Everything in between

Swiss Legacy (+)   06/11/2010

A couple of month ago when we made a post about the Crafty 2010 Conference in Singapore, we introduced you briefly the Newsprint that was going to accompany the conference.This “Crafty” Newspaper is now out with its first volume and called Bracket. Bracke (+)


Swiss Legacy (+)   05/11/2010

Qompendium is an evolving and ever-changing platform for philosophy, art, culture and science, represented by a series of print publications: magazines, books and monographs. Furthermore, it is enriched by a gallery concept, a work shop and a fast-moving (+)


Swiss Legacy (+)   05/11/2010

RoAndCo is a multi-disciplinary design studio based in New york and led by award-winning Creative Director Roanne Adams. The studio is devoted to fashion, art, and lifestyle clients. (+)

Eight:48 Issue 03

Swiss Legacy (+)   04/11/2010

Issue 03 is a special edition on the theme of poster design and features a forward from Caroline Roberts along with viewpoints from various studios including, Golden, Studio Output, No Days Off, Proud Creative and Hey Studio. The issue also contains poste (+)


Swiss Legacy (+)   02/11/2010

Tsto is a multidisciplinary creative agency based in Helsinki and serving in fields of graphic design, creative direction and consultancy in both digital and printed media. (+)

Anchor Poster – Process Type Foundry

Swiss Legacy (+)   02/11/2010

Anchor poster: A seriously limited, overprinted screenprintTack this poster up in your houseboat and stay grounded with the mellow vibes of the Anchor caps. This limited edition screenprint features three overprinted colors on a subtle pink stock and will (+)

HelloVon – Lion 01 Poster – Pre-order

Swiss Legacy (+)   27/10/2010

As part of our special releases for December deliveries this year is the release of a large A2 limited edition print of “Lion 01.” This print has specifically been made available in a larger size and edition than found in the “Animals: Collector’s Edition (+)

Design Museum’s Young Designers Kit by Build

Swiss Legacy (+)   27/10/2010

This is rather cool. Continuing their collaboration with London’s Design Museum, Studio Build created this Young Designers Kit. A must have for young (and not so young) designers.See all the items in this kit here. (+)


Swiss Legacy (+)   27/10/2010

“There are few pieces that represent the typographic and design spirit that illuminated that moment of history, and certainly none on a scale as ambitious.” Milton Glaser.Kemistry Gallery is celebrating the work of legendary designer Lou Dorfsman, art dir (+)

Gagarin Magazine

Swiss Legacy (+)   26/10/2010

Gagarin out of Belgium is a magazine published twice a year, entirely based on texts by artists currently working worldwide. Published by superb Antenne Books and distributed by Motto Distribution, Gagarin is sublime understated graphic design at its’ bes (+)

Studio Newwork Music Note Calendar 2011

Swiss Legacy (+)   26/10/2010

Studio Newwork Music Note Calendar 2011 measure 26” x 40”, silk-screened on 90lb/100% cotton with two deckle edges and look gorgeous framed.BUY IT HERE (+)

Process Journal Edition 3 – out now!

Swiss Legacy (+)   25/10/2010

Process Journal Edition 3 featuring 2br, Bibliotheque, Fabio Ongarato Design, Studio Newwork, Andrew Zuckerman, MadeThought, Klim Type Foundry, StudioKanna, North, Stockholm Design Lab, Büro North, Felix Lobelius and Studio Makgill. As well as design resp (+)

Le Printemps de Septembre

Swiss Legacy (+)   22/10/2010

Le Printemps de Septembre is an annual creative festival held in Toulouse, France. Leslie David created the beautiful catalog for this year’s festival which finished last week. Check out his portfolio for more top-notch work. (+)

Aperçu Family Specimen

Swiss Legacy (+)   22/10/2010

This specimen catalogue gives an overview of the Aperçu family, and includes a small essay explaining the concept and ideas which led to the creation of the typeface.Each catalogue is posted in a sturdy corrugated cardboard envelope, with a numbered compl (+)

Curv Typography

Swiss Legacy (+)   22/10/2010

Just spotted this nice new project from my friend Cristian Ordoñez.Typographic style Book, Light & F-Light versions of Curv typography.Typography worked in collaboration with graphic designer Carolina Figueroa. Font specimen soon to be available at The Um (+)

Limited Edition Studio Culture Poster

Swiss Legacy (+)   21/10/2010

Unit Editions produced a poster to celebrate the success of our first book – Studio Culture. The poster – designed by Spin – is strictly limited to 100 editions, and comes in two different versions (grey or white) – 50 of each. Both are printed silkscreen (+)

Alphabets: A Miscellany of Letters

Swiss Legacy (+)   21/10/2010

Alphabets: A Miscellany of Letters is a colourful and playful treasury of letters in use. From A to Z, Alphabets explores the language of letters that we see around us everyday, touching on the alphabet’s origins in Egyptian hieroglyphs and Chinese charac (+)

Moleskine 2011 Collection of Diaries/Planners

Swiss Legacy (+)   20/10/2010

Moleskine Planners Collection Gets Larger. And Smaller. (+)

Just My Type, A Book About Fonts

Swiss Legacy (+)   20/10/2010

Just My Type is a book of stories. About how Helvetica and Comic Sans took over the world. About why Barack Obama opted for Gotham, while Amy Winehouse found her soul in 30s Art Deco. About the great originators of type, from Baskerville to Zapf, or peopl (+)

PrintProof app

Swiss Legacy (+)   19/10/2010

Take the headache out of preparing artworkPerfect for students and junior designers. PrintProof reminds you of the things you need to check, avoiding expensive print errors. Save a profile for each job, tick off each checked item. Auto saves to profile wh (+)

Happy Typographic Families Game

Swiss Legacy (+)   19/10/2010

This game is an opportunity to familiarise yourself with, to learn or to better understand the typography and the specificity of characters based on the classification Vox-Atyp1, established by Maximilien Vox in 1962. A look at more contemporary work comp (+)

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