The work of this swiss artist and graphic designer is based on the permutation of basic geometric shapes (circle, square and triangle) and the three primary colours (red, blue, yellow).
Probably one of the most influential graphic designers of the 20th century! Considered as one of the main creators of the swiss style, a style borrowed from rigor and simplicity where the grid acts as religion!
Hans Hillman, german graphic designer, illustrator and designer, forerunner who re-invented in the 50s the art of film posters in Germany for Godard, Bunuel, Eisenstein, Kurosawa, or Bergman.
Graphic designer, swiss illustrator. Far from being a major figure of graphic design, his work remains very confidential. Here is an attempt to catch up...
Peter Gut (born 1959) enjoys international recognition as one of the most renowned and prominent swiss german designers. His multiple works navigate between caricature, press cartoons and illustrations for children, with humour in the background.
Marcel Jacno (1904- 1989), known as Jacno, is a french graphic designer, famous notably for having designed the NPT logo, as well as the Gauloises cigarette pack, which will be at the time one of the most popular logos for the French and is a kind of world record in the distribution of a signed creation.
Collective and individual itinerary of a committed graphic designer, tireless defender of the notion of public utility in graphic design.
I would like, in writing this paper on Karel Martens, to seize not words but forms, on paper. I would like to look at the material of his work, extract some raw elementary symbols at random, and superimpose them in his way by pressing them on a sheet of paper.
Before becoming the father of the most famous rabbit on the planet with Miffy, Dick Bruna was the son of a dutch publisher, a rebellious hair, who did not want to "do like Dad"!
Every day, millions of french people rub shoulders with Étienne Robial's works. Decoding, in plain language, a long career in graphic design, from Canal+ to Inrockuptibles.
It was in 1925 that they built one of the very first modern style villa built in France. This villa will then welcome the most illustrious artists of the 20th century! This is the story of Charles and Marie-Laure de Noailles, a life of patrons!
For more than 60 years, strange eccentrics meet every summer in "Lurs-en-Provence" to redo typography in particular and the world in general. In a climate of camaraderie, under the Provencal sun, perched on a rock, all the faces of typography are disserted. Let's try to unravel the mysteries!
From codex to color printing! First part of this series of articles on the graphic evolution of book covers, from jewel-books to first colour prints.
From Penguin Editions to the birth of graphic design, the cover is an open book on the social mores of a country and an era. In this episode, American paperbacks, pin-ups, photography and abstraction rub shoulders.
Under the influence of Japan, France, the War or Russia, book covers are constantly changing with technical progress and crises.
Last chapter on the French publishing houses, the split between Poche and Folio, the graphic inventors, and the return of the beautiful independent book. Where we look at Gallimard's influence and the graphic liberation of the book.