Inside New York’s little-known graphic design museum, The Herb Lubalin Center for Typography | 6sqft
Icy, metallic, and unabashedly serious is how one might describe The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art building in the East Village. But deep within its mash of raw concrete, steel beams, and metal screens is an unlikely 800-square-foot treasure chest filled with tens of thousands of design and typographical ephemera spanning multiple decades.
Bina Baitel is an artist and designer with an odd take on material. Her work often ranges into the whimsical and fantastic, but this piece feels a bit sinister. The Lash Clock doesn’t just remove normal markers for time telling from the clock’s face, it adds slowly undulating hair.
Typography is evolving in a big way – what once was a design element limited to print has been forced to adjust to digital screens. And those screens range from miniscule to enormous across a variety of devices. For designers, no type is safe from digital deterioration.
Grimms’ Fairy Tales Illustrated by Ale Giorgini is a set of illustrations of wallpapers based on classic fairy tales.
TRAPPIST-1 Loader, to celebrate the new discovery of 7 Earth-like planets nearby.
Illustrator and designer Thomas Colligan has created _Small Notes_, a zine that contains a “selection of moments and items that we too often forget”. The zine is made up of a collection of beautifully drawn, colourful line drawings that depict simple activities like reading while lying down, having drinks with friends or just hanging out with loved ones in silence.