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Articles by Chris St.Cyr

Chris St.Cyr is a partner at the design firm 2COMMUNIQUÉ and full-time faculty at the College of Saint Rose. His work has won numerous design awards and he lectures regularly on design and design education. Chris has an MFA from the Digital Media Institute at Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

Alexey Brodovitch

By | November 15, 2013

Alexey Brodovitch became art director at Harper’s Bazaar Magazine in 1934, where he continued to work until 1958. Being a Russian émigré, Brodovitch was not afraid to use work of European artists such as Man Ray, Salvador Dali, and A.M. …

Willy Fleckhaus

By | November 8, 2013

Willy Fleckhaus is known for his avant-garde visuals, layouts, and typography. He was associated with the birth of the magazine “Twen” in 1959. The magazine was published from 1959-1970, and was geared toward the first generation of German adults who …

Fred Woodward

By | October 1, 2010
Fred Woodward

In 1987 Fred Woodward became the art director of the venerable music magazine, Rolling Stone. Prior to landing his dream job he designed for D Magazine in Dallas, Westward, the Sunday magazine of the Dallas Times Herald, Texas Monthly, and …

George Lois

By | August 6, 2010
George Lois, 1964

From 1962 to 1972 AIGA Gold Medalist, George Lois, art directed some of the most recognizable magazine covers for Esquire magazine. His tenure started off with a knock-out — The Floyd Patterson knock-out. On his website, Mr. Lois retells the …

10 Book-inspired Logos

By | June 18, 2010 One Comment
The Library of Congress. Designed by Chermayeff & Geismar.

Where will artists and designers draw inspiration from when all that can be digital is digital. What would these logos look like without the book element? How would we visually communicate the concepts of publishing, library, reading, and literature without …

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