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Paolo Garretto

Born in 1903, in Turin, Italy, Paolo Gerratto was a prominent Italian artist renowned for his innovative contributions to the world of art, particularly within the realm of surrealism and modernism. His artistic journey began with formal training at the Accademia Albertina di Belle Arti in Turin, where he honed his skills and developed a […]

Saul Bass

Born in 1920, Saul Bass emerged as a visionary figure in the realms of graphic design and filmmaking during the 20th century. With a career spanning several decades, Bass revolutionized the way visual storytelling was approached, leaving an indelible mark on both the worlds of cinema and branding. His innovative approach to design, characterized by […]

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Wolfgang Weingart

Wolfgang Weingart (1941), is a pioneering figure in the field of graphic design, particularly known for his influential work in Swiss typography. Emerging in the late 20th century, Weingart challenged traditional design conventions, pushing the boundaries of typography and layout. His experimental approach emphasized the expressive potential of typography, blending elements of chaos and order […]

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Le Corbusier – 1958 Brussels World’s FairWET

Le Corbusier, one of the most influential architects of the 20th century, revolutionized modern architectural theory and practice with his visionary designs and innovative ideas. His pioneering concepts in urban planning, alongside his iconic buildings, have greatly impacted the architectural landscape throughout the world. At the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair, Le Corbusier unveiled “A Multimedial […]

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WET magazine, founded in 1976 by Leonard Koren, emerged as a groundbreaking publication that transcended conventional boundaries in design, art, and culture. With its avant-garde layout, vibrant visuals, and innovative content, WET challenged common and traditional magazine design norms.  The magazine editorial team, led by Leonard Koren, curated a mix of photography, illustration, essays, and […]

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Barney Bubbles

Barney Bubbles, born Colin Fulcher, was a British seminal figure in the world of graphic design, album cover art, and video design, who operated during the late 1960s and throughout the 1970s and early 1980s. Bubbles contributions to the world were profound, not only for his innovative designs but also for his influence on the […]

Dan Friedman

Dan Friedman was a highly influential American graphic designer known for his avant-garde and experimental approach to design. His works led to an extreme change in convention and commodification of the practice of design. Born in 1945, Friedman made a significant impact on the design world during the late 20th century. His work often blended […]

John Massey

Born in 1931, played a significant role in introducing European Modernism to Chicago. His influence extended through his work for Container Corporation of America from 1957 to 1983 and as the founder of the Center for Advanced Research in Design (CARD). After graduating with a BFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Massey’s early […]

Irving Harper

Irving Harper (1916-2015) was a prominent American industrial designer, known for hisinfluential contributions to mid-20th-century design. Born in New York City, Harper initiallytrained as an architect but transitioned to industrial design, gaining widespread recognitionfor his collaboration with George Nelson at the Herman Miller furniture company. Some of hisiconic works include the Marshmallow Sofa and the […]

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Seymour Chwast

American graphic designer Seymour Chwast is rendered a master of historical styles, a diverse body of work, and a lasting inspiration and influence on American visual and artistic culture. Chwast has developed and refined innovative approaches to design over the course of six decades, while he was the co-founder of the critically acclaimed Push Pin […]