Latest from the (Don’t Select) Uncategorized category

George Lois- Sonny Liston

When Esquire needed a Christmasy cover for the December 1963 issue, editor Harold Hayes let his cover designer George Lois have free creative reign. What Lois came up with was a surprising portrait that cost the magazine three quarters of a million dollars in ad sales, and provoke many controversial views. The cover was a close-up…

Trader Joe’s Space Review

Grocery shopping is something everyone has to do in their lives, at least a few times. Just about every week or so I’m at the grocery store. I’ve gone back and forth between all the different chains, but I keep finding myself going back to Trader Joe’s. Honestly, the biggest reason comes down to money…

Bauhaus,1919-1928

The Bauhaus book at first glance was filled with amazing photos that document the school of the Bauhaus’s work, and its approach to teaching a school of design.  My first impressions of the book were that it was only going to be a showcase of the work done at the Bauhaus during its operational time.…

Helvetica: A Documentary Film

A typeface of every age or the monotone voice of the type world. The creation of Helvetica, originally called Die Neue Haas Grotesk, by Miedinger and Hoffmann sparked a queue of modernist type standard and of eventual controversy. In an age of reconstructing the design standard, Helvetica was birthed out of Münchenstien, Switzerland as a…