Presenting the work of 10 masters of typography like Ikko Tanaka, Fred Woodward, Robert Rodriguez, Oded Ezer, Paul Sych, DJ Stout. Included is a History of Typography by Allan Haley and articles on the Didot family and the memorable AIGA logo plowed on a Minnesota lake by designer Timothy Eaton on page 26
Platinum and Gold Medal Winners Atelier Bundi AG, Gunter Rambow, Shin Matsunaga Design Inc., Stranger & Stranger, Andrea Castelletti, Cummings & Good, Gottschalk + Ash International, IF Studio, Landor Associates, Lippincott, Louise Fili Ltd., Mark Gowing Design, Marcus King, Michael Schwab Studio, Visual Dialogue, and Sandstrom Partners, amongst others.
This section gives the audience insight into the process behind the work: the assignment, the approach and the results, which make this book an indispensable resource for professionals and students.
B. Martin Pedersen, CEO, Publisher, Designer, and Editorial Director at Graphis, is distinguished within the design industry for his sophisticated and enduring design sensibilities.
Under his leadership, Graphis organizes highly reputable international juried award competitions spanning the areas of Design, Advertising, Photography, Illustration, and New Talent. These competitions serve to discover, acknowledge and promote exceptional talent globally. Moreover, Mr. Pedersen is renowned for producing some of the highest-quality books in the design industry.
His contributions to the field have been recognized extensively with high-profile honors and awards. Among these are numerous commendations from the AIGA, Art Directors Club, and Type Directors Club. He has been conferred the inaugural Herb Lubalin Award for Excellence in Editorial Design by the Society of Publication Designers, the National Magazine Award for the Best Designed Magazine of the Year by Columbia University, and the AIGA Gold Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Design.
Furthermore, Mr. Pedersen has had the distinction of being inducted into the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame. He also holds the status of a member in the prestigious Alliance Graphique International (AGI). B. Martin Pedersen's portfolio and work represent a remarkable testament to his profound impact on the design industry.