Seymour Chwast

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The stuff they like

Issue 43, Spring 2002


The Fall 2000 issue of The Ganzfeld was a 152-page pocket book; the latest is…

Look away

Issue 38, Winter 2000


‘The South’, Seymour Chwast’s special civil rights issue of Push Pin Graphic, was a virtuoso display of graphic design authorship

Changing of the guard

Issue 8, Autumn 1992


American graphic design is divided. The once rebellious avant-garde has become the status quo, while the new guard shun their elders’ example and adhere to few of the old ‘isms’

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Books received #49

26 October 2022
Book design, Graphic design, Illustration, Events and exhibitions

Marylou Faure; Karel Martens in space; Olimpia Zagnoli; and HELL: The People and Places by Chwast and Heller
It has been a while since we posted a handful of book releases. This month’s eclectic…

Talented talent-spotter

17 January 2017
Book design, Graphic design, Magazines, Posters, Typography

Unit Editions’ second book about Herb Lubalin zeroes in on his ‘expressive typography’ and his gifted collaborators
Unit Editions’ Herb Lubalin: Typographer is a slimmer, more compact volume than the publisher’s popular…

Kemistry’s greatest hits

13 March 2015
Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Posters, Typography, Visual culture

Kemistry Gallery’s brief pop-up exhibition at Protein Studios gives visitors a chance to sample its quirky approach to design and graphic art
Kemistry Gallery occupied a small space in Shoreditch for ten years, and in that time…

Seymour and Milton

1 October 2013
Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Posters

A poster show at Kemistry Gallery celebrates two founders of New York’s Push Pin studio
A current exhibition at the small Kemistry gallery in Shoreditch features posters by Seymour Chwast…

Private fears of public speaking

3 June 2013
Design history, Graphic design, Illustration, Photography, Reviews

A report from day two of the inaugural Point conference in London
Conference themes are often loosely interpreted by speakers and the themes themselves leave space for…

Divine Noir

2 September 2010
Illustration, Visual culture

From Hell to Heaven in Seymour Chwast’s graphic take on Dante
Seymour Chwast’s first graphic novel, published next week, sees the designer / illustrator tackle Dante…