24 September 2011
History of Chevrolet, infographics, letterpress and Spiekermann
More links to sites, articles and other things that grabbed our attention over the past week or so.
The Harrow and the Harvest
A video showing the making of the letterpress cover for Gillian Welch’s excellent The Harrow and the Harvest album (below).
Chevrolet lettering and speedometer design
Chrome script lettering and speedometers from historical Chevrolet cars, collected by Christian Annyas (see 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air, top).
The future of infographics
Ross Crooks of Firm Five discusses trends and the future of infographics on Fast Company.
Typographer Erik Spiekermann talks to Form Fifty Five in this video interview.
All My Marriages, Divorces, Affairs, Murders, and Resurrections
New York magazine chronicles the last 40 years of melodrama All My Children in this infographic. (via MagCulture)
Eye is the world’s most beautiful and collectable graphic design journal, published quarterly for professional designers, students and anyone interested in critical, informed writing about graphic design and visual culture. It’s available from all good design bookshops and online at the Eye shop. For a taste of the new issue, see Eye before you buy on Issuu. Eye 80, Summer 2011, is out now.