Latest Posts from Matthew Norton

Gattaca

The opening title sequence of GATTACA begins with a very soft “white-noise” soundtrack and displays two short quotes one at a time in a white serif font on a black background. The first quote stating “Consider God’s handiwork; who can straighten what He hath made crooked?” (Ecclesiastes 7:13); and the second saying “I not only…

Herb Lubalin

Herb Lubalin (loo-ball-in) was born on March 17, 1918 in New York City. Lubalin remained in New York throughout his childhood and adolescence and eventually enrolled in art school at Cooper Union. Lubalin had no prior intentions of pursuing an artistic career prior to Cooper Union, although once there he began to evolve and his…

Language of Vision

When I began this project I wasn’t exactly looking for a specific book to “judge.” As I wasn’t overly familiar with any of the books on the list, I really just wanted to pick one up and start exploring. I walked over the the reserved section at the Design Library, grabbed an off-white spine from…