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Agha, Mehemed Fehmy (1896–1978)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Graphic designer, born in Russia to Turkish parents, and educated in Kiev and Paris, Agha worked in the Paris and Berlin offices of Vogue, producing creative layout designs that attracted the attention of Condé Nast. In 1929, he...

Chermayeff & Geismar

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...American graphic design firm founded in 1957 by Ivan Chermayeff and Tom Geismar, both graduates of Yale University. In 1957, Robert Brownjohn joined the firm, which then became known as Brownjohn Chermayeff & Geismar until his departure...

Carter, Matthew (1937–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Carter is a British type designer, born in London and often regarded as the most important typographer of the modern era, with a career spanning over five decades. In 1958, he completed an internship at the Dutch Enschedé printing house...

Glaser, Milton (1929–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Glaser is an American graphic designer, born in New York and creator of the iconic I [heart] NY logo and Bob Dylan poster. Following his education at the Cooper Union art school, he received a Fulbright scholarship and studied in Italy...

Meggs, Philip B. (1942–2002)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...An American graphic designer, historian, writer, and educator, born in South Carolina, Meggs’ interest in typography began in his teens, and following college he worked as senior designer at Reynolds Metals, then as art director for A.H....

Bayer, Herbert (1900–85)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Austrian graphic designer and typographer, and notable member of the Bauhaus, in 1919 Herbert Bayer was apprenticed under the artist Georg Schmidthammer, and in 1921, he joined the Darmstadt Artists Colony, where he was introduced...

Carson, David (1954–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...American graphic designer, educator, surfer, and creator of the postmodern “grunge typography” style of layout design, Carson eschewed traditional design elements and page layouts in favor of an experimental approach that challenged...