Monthly Archives: December 2010

Looking In

Robert Frank was a Swiss photographer best known for his photographic book The Americans. Robert Frank – The Americans, 1959. Advertisements

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The 90’s Dream Lives On

Portlandia written and created by Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein.

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A Man Within

William S. Burroughs: A Man Within is a documentary by Chicago director Yony Leyser.

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The Blue Barge

Hendrik Werkman was a Dutch designer and printmaker best known for his printing techniques and typographic compositions. Cover of avant-garde magazine, The Next Call, 1926. Design by Hendrick Werkman.

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The Design Poster

Theo Ballmer was a Swiss graphic designer who was famous for his posters in the nineteen twenties and thirties. I like his geometrical lettering. Norm and Buro, 1928. Design by Theo Ballmer.

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Photo of the Day

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Stadthaus

Ernst Keller was a Swiss graphic designer and typographer who avoided a specific style instead letting design emerge from its content. Spitzen und Leinen, 1927 and Mobel Wettbewerb, 1928. Design by Ernst Keller.

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