(via Making Look-See — Daniel Savage)
Corporate Identity (or Corporate Design) The visual representation of an organization, including its logo, design, typefaces and colours, as well as its philosophy. (via A Website about Corporate Identity)
Subtraction: Oh Yeeaahh! by Khoi Vinh
It’s been about a year now since I first started thinking about creating some kind of definitive documentation about my approach to designing for the Web with the typographic grid as my primary layout tool. I spent a few weeks last summer putting a lot of those thoughts down on paper, but nothing much became of them …
Swiss design is most commonly known for its reductive approach towards forms, using geometric shapes as well as sans serif type and bold flat colors. This type of style developed soon after World War II, the same time modernism was becoming more and more of the normal aesthetic appeal. (via Learn: GRPH 210 + Typography)
The pioneer of swiss graphic design, Josef Müller-Brockmann changed the face of the graphics industry and inspired a generation. Born in 1914, he studied architecture, design and history of art and in 1936 opened his own studio in Zurich, specialising in graphics, exhibition design and photography. Müller-Brockmann was a true master and rare pioneer of his craft, and even after his death in 1996, his work still sets a benchmark for others in his profession.
so+ba designed toilet paper that was used for an installation in the Austrian pavilion. Now, the paper is available for ¥350 in various museum shops in Japan.