Posts Tagged with “modernism”

Atelier Ernst + Ursula Hiestand

Atelier Ernst + Ursula Hiestand was formed in 1960 by Swiss designers Ernst Hiestand and Ursula Hiestand, and continued until 1981. The studio was a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale, and in the late 60s they designed six new Swiss banknotes. Their work is inspiring.

Via Women of Graphic Design

Atelier Ernst + Ursula Hiestand

Atelier Ernst + Ursula Hiestand

Atelier Ernst + Ursula Hiestand

Atelier Ernst + Ursula Hiestand

Atelier Ernst + Ursula Hiestand

Atelier Ernst + Ursula Hiestand

Actual Size: Experimental Jetset

Experimental jetset

Cooper Hewitt in NYC is hosting a talk with Experimental Jetset on September 16th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm, at their Smithsonian Design Museum. You can get more info and reserve a spot on their website. Definitely an event you shouldn’t miss.

Cooper Hewitt welcomes acclaimed international graphic designers, Experimental Jetset, for an evening of conversation. Experimental Jetset was founded by Erwin Brinkers, Marieke Stolk, and Danny van den Dungen in Amsterdam in 1997. The designers are known for their idiosyncratic, seemingly systematic work, including the new identity for the Whitney Museum of American Art. Work by Experimental Jetset is represented in Cooper Hewitt’s permanent collection and is featured in our exhibition How Posters Work, open through January 24, 2016.

Pearl Bay Residence

Pearl Bay Residence

Pearl Bay Residence

Pearl Bay Residence

Pearl Bay Residence

Wonderful minimalist home in Cape Town designed by Gavin Maddock Design Studio. I’m especially in love with the design of the front of the house. Simple, geometric shapes and lines paired with the white exterior and wooden garage door.

Tomasz Berezowski

Tomasz Berezowski

Tomasz Berezowski

Tomasz Berezowski

I’m really enjoying the work of Polish architect and graphic designer Tomasz Berezowski. His design work is looks like it come right out of the 60s. Simple, typographic design.

Carl Brett

Carl Brett

Carl Brett was an Irish graphic designer and teacher who worked in Canada since 1954 and helped pioneer modernism in Canada. He was a founding member of the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada and served as president on two occasions.

Couldn’t find much info on him, and only found this gallery of his work at a small resolution, and some sort video interviews with him.

Eichler Homes

Darren Bradley

Darren Bradley

Eichler Homes was a company, by visionary Joseph Eichler, that built over 11,000 Mid-Century modern homes in California between 1950 and 1974. Eichler was responsible for bringing modern architecture to middle-class Americans. Eichler Homes commissioned some of the most prominent modern architects of the time including Anshen & Allen, Claude Oakland & Associates, Jones & Emmons, A. Quincy Jones, and Raphael Soriano.

The photos above were taken by Darren Bradley and are part of a collection of Eichler Homes that he’s photographed. Also, be sure to check out his other Flickr collections.