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Identity: Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv

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Identity: Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv

DATE 7/31/2018

Identity: Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv

Featured spreads, showing treatments of the Mobil Oil logo and identity, originally designed in 1964, are reproduced from Identity: Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv, published by Standards Manual. "We try to really get down to the basic thing, a basic mark that can identify whatever the institution is that we're identifying in a clear way," Tom Geismar is quoted. "And we have three basic criteria. One is that it be appropriate—that is, you would do something for a sports team that would be quite different from something you'd do for a bank, for example. It should be appropriate to the client and to what they do. The second one would be that it be distinctive, that you can see it, you can remember it, you can recognize it, maybe you can doodle it quickly after having seen it a couple of times—that it will stand out and be recognized. And then the third thing is just that it works in all kinds of sizes, different materials and so on, if that's appropriate, and it often is. So if it can meet those three criteria, then we're doing pretty well."

Identity: Six decades of logo design by Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv

DATE 7/30/2018

Identity: Six decades of logo design by Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv

Featured here are two spreads from Identity: Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv, the newest offering from Standards Manual, collecting six decades of work by the firm that came up with iconic logo designs for some of the biggest and best-known brands of the twentieth century, including NBC (1986) and Pan Am (1971), as seen here. Other clients include Mobil Oil, PBS, Chase Bank, NYU, National Geographic, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, Barney's, Xerox, the EPA and NASA. "A logo is not a piece of communication," Sagi Haviv is quoted. "A logo is identification. You have all your beautiful photography and messaging and advertising and marketing materials. Those are the communications. The logo is the period at the end of the sentence."

NEW! Picasso: Ceramics

DATE 7/29/2018

NEW! Picasso: Ceramics

Picasso really could do it all. "Two-handed Vase with Faun's Head and an Owl," (1961) is one of approximately 4,000 ceramic works produced by the artist between 1947, when he first tried his hand, and 1964. More than 150 of Picasso's most important works in clay are collected in Picasso: Ceramics, the Louisiana Museum's concise and delightful a new release. Platters and bowls, vases and bottles, pitchers, jugs, cooking vessels, figures, still-lifes and floor tiles all make appearances, decorated with human, animal and abstract forms.

DATE 6/23/2018

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