Tag Archives: Graphic design

The Great New York Subway Map

Italian illustrator and author Emilliano Ponzi has released a marvelous book in collaboration with the MoMA in New York City introducing young readers to the work of iconic graphic designer Massimo Vignelli. Using illustrations of trains, subway stations, advertisements and … Continue reading

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Helsinki Rebranded

I was surprised to discover that up until very recently Helsinki never had a single or consistent brand system. Last summer, Finland’s capital finally commissioned the creative group Werklig to develop a contemporary brand design that would work across all … Continue reading

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Go Ahead And Judge These Books By Their Covers

Helsinki-based artist Aino-Maija Metsola, who is best known for her exciting textile design work for Marimekko, has created six captivating covers for upcoming Virginia Woolf re-issues. The new Vintage paperbacks are scheduled for Fall publication. Riffing on each novel’s title, … Continue reading

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Mind Where You Walk

Last month we had a good look up at the gorgeous public sign art of Paris from the book Graphique de la Rue. Now we’re looking down through photographer Sebastian Erras’ lens. The German freelance photographer roams the streets of … Continue reading

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If you do it right, it will last forever

The late design icon Massimo Vignelli, who died last year, will always be remembered for his visually powerful and timeless graphic art. To honor his memory, the Spanish design studio Husmee Estudio Graphique asked a diverse group of international graphic … Continue reading

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Bring Back the Flying Boats

If you are a regular reader of Travel Between The Pages (and why wouldn’t you be), then you are well aware of my undying affection for vintage travel posters. I am always dazzled by the brilliant graphic design work, particularly … Continue reading

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Scripturient or Xenization

The Project Twins, James and Michael Fitzgerald operate a graphic design and illustration studio in Cork City, Ireland. They design posters, create books, develop brands and do illustrations . But one of their most impressive projects to date is called … Continue reading

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London Underground (for real)

Don’t get me wrong, I’ve always hearted the iconic Harry Beck London underground map, but anyone who has used the famous map to navigate the tube system has occasionally found it wanting. To remedy the situation, the graphic design groupĀ UN/HERD … Continue reading

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