Saturday, April 17, 2010

On Language

Purtill Family Business

Keetra Dean Dixon

Happy Pets

Daniël Maarleveld

Côme de Bouchony

Paula Scher

Tauba Auerbach

Ed Fella

Karel Martens

Some of my favorites from: On Language.
The exhibit would be great to see, if only I were in newyork.
Kinda crazy > my name sits amongst the true wordstars!

"In late 2005, The New York Times Magazine's On Language column, a weekly reflection on current usage of the English language (traditionally written, since 1979, by William Safire), took a new visual turn. Instead of simply typesetting the headline each week in standard fashion, then-Art Director Arem Duplessis (who is now the Design Director) saw an opportunity to create something more; a forum for typographic play. He proposed that a different artist, designer or illustrator interpret that headline every week instead. Five years and well over two hundred contributors later, the On Language column has become a showcase for contemporary typography. Curated over the years by Kristina DiMatteo, Gail Bichler, Leo Jung, Hilary Greenbaum, Cathy Gilmore-Barnes, Aviva Michaelov and Robert Vargas… " from the The Society of Publication Designers


Andres Guzman said...

Wish I could go and be like "that's my teacher!"

Color Collective said...

Very cool!

kindra said...

Andres! super sweet of you to say and especially nice after a hectic week.

terese said...

me and aimee are going to new york this weekend and will try to go there and be like "that's my teacher!"!

The Pressure™ said...

Awesome! Congrats Kindra. So cool. I would LOVE to see that exhibition.