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Newwork Mag issue 5 – out now

Swiss Legacy (+)   12/06/2010

BOOK 01: Rudolf HostettlerBOOK 02: Jost HochuliBOOK 03 / 1: TGG Hafen Senn Stieger BOOK 03 / 2: Gaston IsozBOOK 04: Jürgen BergbauerBOOK 05: Taka MayumiBOOK 06: Lillian BassmanBOOK 07: Lillian Bassman (+)

Double Page by B42

Swiss Legacy (+)   08/06/2010

Double Page45 graphic designers, 90 photographs, 10 years of books on contemporary art.This book is based on an invitation to graphic designers to choose two books on contemporary art from the past decade whose design they think is particularly pertinent (+)

F7 presents Matthew Carter Lecture at Palais de Tokyo in Paris

Swiss Legacy (+)   08/06/2010

F7 presents Matthew Carter Lecture at Palais de Tokyo in Paris Wednesday June 16th 2010, starting at 7:30pmMatthew Carter is a type designer with more than forty years’ experience of typographic technologies ranging from hand-cut punches to computer fonts (+)

Part of It – Tote bags sales

Swiss Legacy (+)   06/06/2010

Founded in 2007 by Christopher and Kathleen Sleboda, Part of It works with artists to create products for causes they are passionate about. Sales from products benefit charities chosen by the artists.Many of these tote bags are on sale. Grab one! (+)

Reader & Montefiore Families by Colophon on Fontdeck

Swiss Legacy (+)   02/06/2010

Colophon Foundry is currently offering both Reader & Montefiore families for use on Fontdeck. Fontdeck is incredibly easy to use, and is free to try. Fontdeck requires no Javascript, Flash or images, and is 100% SEO friendly. Stay tuned in the next few mo (+)

2010 Soccer World Cup Charity Wallchart by Trebleseven Design

Swiss Legacy (+)   31/05/2010

Another well thought (and designed) tool for the upcoming Soccer World Cup. Keep track of all the scores with this nice chart designed by Trebleseven Design and available at Counter Objects.About the poster:A doubled sided A1+ typographic World Cup poster (+)

Laus 2010 by Hey Studio

Swiss Legacy (+)   31/05/2010

Very nice new project by Barcelona based Hey Studio for Laus Book (Best Spanish graphic design). (+)

PWR Paper issue #2

Swiss Legacy (+)   31/05/2010

The second issue of poster-magazine PWR Paper is now out.This new issue includes:Exclusive photo of the world’s oldest tree and the dog it’s named after, an idea for a revolutionizing computer game, a time machine, google search word poems, an interview w (+)

NODE Berlin – New work

Swiss Legacy (+)   31/05/2010

NODE is a Berlin and Oslo based graphic design studio, founded in 2003 by Anders Hofgaard and Serge Rompza. Vladimir Llovet Casademont joined the collaboration in 2006. (+)

Kilimanjaro Issue 10 – About Now (Box edition)

Swiss Legacy (+)   28/05/2010

Kilimanjaro Issue 10 – About Now (Box edition)Ethos Art Love and Everyday Life. Printed on posters size 68cm x 48cm.Every newsstand magazine promises the now and the new. This issue of Kilimanjaro is about now, but remixed and refracted. Our tenth issue i (+)

CoMo Poster by Build

Swiss Legacy (+)   28/05/2010

Preview of Build’s limited edition (100 only) poster for the Coast Modern documentary film.Available to buy from their shop soon. (+)

Weiss Heiten

Swiss Legacy (+)   27/05/2010

Very impressive work from a pan-European creative network Weiss Heiten. (+)

Fontsmith, The Collection by Spin

Swiss Legacy (+)   26/05/2010

Spotted this very nice piece by Spin for Fontsmith’s font catalogue.(via Grafik) (+)

Kokoromoi – New Work

Swiss Legacy (+)   26/05/2010

Some lovely new work by Kokoromoi. (+)

Passarella Death Squad by M/M Paris

Swiss Legacy (+)   22/05/2010

Passarella Death Squad debut album. Artwork by M/M Paris.More pictures here. (+)

Always With Honor

Swiss Legacy (+)   20/05/2010

As a big fan of Monocle magazine, one of my favorite thing to do each time I get my hand on a new issue is to look for the new illustration of the very talented Portland based studio Always With Honor. (+)

Hey Ho

Swiss Legacy (+)   20/05/2010

The always very inspiring French studio Hey Ho. (+)

The Google Font Directory

Swiss Legacy (+)   20/05/2010

The Google Font Directory lets you browse all the fonts available via the Google Font API. All fonts in the directory are available for use on your website under an open source license and served by Google servers.Visit Google’s quick start guide.Really l (+)

B42 publishes the French version of Das Detail in der Typografie by Jost Hochuli

Swiss Legacy (+)   19/05/2010

B42 publishes the French version of Das Detail in der Typografie by Jost Hochuli.Price 15.00 €The english version is available over at Hyphen Press. (+)

Peter Gabriel ‘Scratch My Back’ Collectors Edition by Marc Bessant

Swiss Legacy (+)   14/05/2010

Photos: Will ThomBeautiful Collectors Edition of Peter Gabriel ‘Scratch My Back’ album by Marc Bessant.About the project:- Limited to 500 copies worldwide, this multi-format box set of Peter Gabriel’s new album ’scratch my back’ is available exclusively t (+) now available

Swiss Legacy (+)   14/05/2010 is now available.Created to mark four years of the blog, contains excerpts from and links to 74 of the stories posted on the site since February 2006. The great thing about blogging is the instantaneous nature of (+)

New work by Graphic Thought Facility

Swiss Legacy (+)   14/05/2010

New work by Graphic Thought Facility. (+)

Nike Stadium Paris Magazine

Swiss Legacy (+)   14/05/2010

Last tuesday I got invited to launch party of Nike Stadium Paris Magazine first issue. Very nice project conducted by french agency Monsieur L’Agent with Art Direction by Leslie David. (+)

Relentless Pursuit of Happiness Poster by Sawdust

Swiss Legacy (+)   13/05/2010

Limited edition of 100 silver silk-screen prints by SawdustHand printed by K2 Screen on 240gsm Black Plike, A2 / 42×59.4cm£40.00 (including p&p)Buy it here (+)

Unit: Design/Research 02 – Space and Structure

Swiss Legacy (+)   13/05/2010

Number two in a series of ‘newspapers’ devoted to the overlooked and unexpected corners of graphic design and visual culture.U:D/R 02 – Space and structure. Looking at Form, a quarterly magazine of the arts (1966—1969) (+)

360° Color: A Peek Inside Pantone

Swiss Legacy (+)   12/05/2010

Pantone launched just a couple of days ago its new Plus Series, the next generation of the classic Pantone Matching System. To celebrate the release, Agency Base Design worked with film director Greg Mitnick and producer and editor of Cool Hunting Ami Kea (+)


Swiss Legacy (+)   11/05/2010

Blanka is getting ready for the upcoming Soccer World Cup this summer. Be sure to wear with proud the colors of your country…£18.00 (shipping worldwide incl.)Buy it here (+)

Hannes Gloor & Stefan Jandl

Swiss Legacy (+)   11/05/2010

Beautiful work by Swiss Design Studio Hannes Gloor & Stefan Jandl. (+)

Graphic Magazine #14 – Work & Run: Young Studios (Summer 10)

Swiss Legacy (+)   11/05/2010

GRAPHIC #14 WORK & RUN: YOUNG STUDIOS30 young small graphic design studios participated in this issue showing their work, talking about running the studio. You can find 23 studios from around the world such as Switzerland, United States, The Netherlands, (+)

The Bare Essentials Poster by Ashwin Patel

Swiss Legacy (+)   10/05/2010

A self-initiated project by Ashwin Patel based on the stereotypical ‘must haves’ of the graphic designer from mind set and values to tools and appliances. This poster is available to purchase at £23 plus P&P. Size – 700mm x 490mm. Printed lithographically (+)

Designers Books, rare & out of print books reviewed by designers

Swiss Legacy (+)   10/05/2010

French graphic designer Sébastien Hayez is running a blog called Designers Books. This is a great ressources for designers that are interested in rare and out-of-prints books.You should also take a look at his Flickr page… (+)

Atelier Müesli

Swiss Legacy (+)   10/05/2010

It’s not the first time I’m talking about French studio Atelier Müesli, but again this studio has a lot of very impressive pieces in their portfolio. (+)

21st Festival International Poster and Graphic of Chaumont

Swiss Legacy (+)   09/05/2010

Committed to the design for over 20 years, the city of Chaumont now has a collection of 35,000 historical and contemporary posters of high value.The festival displays and graphics, which is held every year is a major appointments of graphic design in Euro (+)

Akatre – Updates

Swiss Legacy (+)   09/05/2010

French graphic design studio Akatre updated their website with some very interesting pieces. (+)

Kenya Hara, White – Lars Müller Publishers

Swiss Legacy (+)   09/05/2010

“White” is not a book about colors. It is rather Kenya Haras attempt to explore the essence of “White”, which he sees as being closely related to the origin of Japanese aesthetics – symbolizing simplicity and subtlety. The central concepts discussed by Ke (+)

A5 Video Series – On going archive on the history of graphic design

Swiss Legacy (+)   08/05/2010

A5+ TrailerA5+/02: Lars MüllerEven if all these videos are in German without any English subtitles, I thought this great initiative worth to be mentioned.The A5 series is intended as a growing archive on the history of graphic design. Each volume introduc (+)

Le Kerning – Another video from The Bureau des affaires typographiques

Swiss Legacy (+)   08/05/2010

The secret of letterspacing. The Bureau des affaires typographiques is a new French type foundry. It fosters a creative and quality french type design. The BAT is run by Bruno Bernard, Stéphane Buellet, Jean-Baptiste Levée and Patrick Pale (+)

The Art of Hermann Zapf

Swiss Legacy (+)   08/05/2010

A film on the purpose and techniques of calligraphy. Presented and produced by Hallmark. Filmed at Hallmark cards during a visit by Mr. Zapf. Production manager Noel GordonScript outline Peter SeymourScript editor Richard Rhodes Camera Direction Frank Rob (+)

Talking Type – An exhibition of design projects by European students

Swiss Legacy (+)   08/05/2010

TALKING TYPEAn exhibition of design projects by european students.Initiated and curated by Avoid Red Arrows, collective for type design Karlsruhe. We appeal design students to submit projects, that address issues with typography.Here the letters may be mo (+)

Eight:48 Magazine, Issue 1 by Counter Print

Swiss Legacy (+)   07/05/2010

‘Eight:48′ is a new paper for the creative community. In a tabloid format, each issue will focus on a different topic of debate, relevant to the current creative scene. Ten leading designers, illustrators and product designers have been asked their opinio (+)

Imbalance Poster by Matt Ellwood

Swiss Legacy (+)   07/05/2010

Lovely concept and work by Matt Ellwood for the International Society of Typographic Designers.BriefCreate a piece of typographic design on the subject of imbalance.SolutionA double side luminous foldout poster which demonstrates the growing problem of li (+)

Print Process Teaser – Blanka’s sister company

Swiss Legacy (+)   05/05/2010

Blanka’s sister company Print Process is launching later this year. This new on-line shop is called “Print-process” and will be a more flexible way of buying printed work, allowing customers the freedom to specify the size of the print they wish to order (+)

80’s Icons T-shirt by Hey Studio

Swiss Legacy (+)   04/05/2010

80’s IconsBlack screen-print onto Mint American Apparel shirts. Available in sizes S-M-L. 100% cotton.Shirt available to buy over at the Hey shop. (+)

FoodMarketo: an everyday life market

Swiss Legacy (+)   02/05/2010

FoodMarketo, a project by Apartamento Magazine and DesignMarketo, is half pop up store, half cooking workshop, selling contemporary design objects commissioned to over 30 international designers and hosting daily workshops to share recipes and everyday li (+)

Manual Creative

Swiss Legacy (+)   01/05/2010

Very happy to finally see live the work of Tom Crabtree and his team.Manual is a graphic design and branding consultancy based in San Francisco. Their approach is tailored to every project and is always grounded in clarity, simplicity,and beautifully craf (+)

Etapes Magazine iPhone App

Swiss Legacy (+)   29/04/2010

French graphic design magazine Etapes releases its first iPhone app. The app is free and you can download it here. (+)

Nicholas Cary

Swiss Legacy (+)   23/04/2010

Very well crafted work by Australian designer Nicholas Cary, the other half behind the acclaimed Process Journal. I studied and graduated from a Bachelor of Visual Communication & Design in 2007 at Monash University, Melbourne. Since then, I have interned (+)

Pick Me Up: Contemporary Graphic Art Fair

Swiss Legacy (+)   23/04/2010

Image by HelloVonSomerset House presents Pick Me Up, the first contemporary graphic art fair in the UK. The fair will bring together the most exciting graphic artists working today, giving you the opportunity to buy limited edition, affordable graphic art (+)

Hot Chip: The Warning Poster – Wallzo

Swiss Legacy (+)   22/04/2010

By popular demand, a limited print featuring the artwork developed for The Warning by Hot Chip. The black is signed and numbered. Edition of 100 only. £50 plus postage.Another hot poster by Wallzo available over at his shop. Grab one while it lasts… (+)

Creative Review Annual 2010 iPhone App

Swiss Legacy (+)   22/04/2010

For the first time, Creative Review presents its 2010 Annual as an iPhone app.You can download the full version of the Creative Review Annual 2010 for the iPhone from the App Store.The Creative Review Annual is a showcase of the best creative work produce (+)

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