All posts tagged: chermayeff & geismar

Heroes – Robert Brownjohn


There aren’t that many characters in the history of graphic design that could be compared to rock ‘n’ roll stars, says Martin Maher in this weeks installment of Masters Monday. Sure there have been the likes of David Carson, Peter Saville and Stefan Sagmeister but these chaps pale in comparison to one Mr Robert Brownjohn, a man so cool even the Rolling Stones wanted to hang with him. He lived fast and he died young […]

Identify… Chermayeff and Geismar


NBC, Chase Bank, Mobil Oil, PBS, Rockefeller Centre, MoMA, Time Warner Cable, Xerox, Amani Exchange, PanAm, Nat Geographic, HarperCollins. Chermayeff & Geismar’s work has touched the lives of millions around the world, both timeless and iconic and “sets the standard for what a successful trademark is”. Opening up their studio for the first time in over fifty years, Identify: Basic Principles of Identity Design in the Iconic Trademarks of Chermayeff & Geismar celebrates the broad […]

C&G give the V’s up

harvard clean

Chermayeff & Geismar have created a comprehensive identity system for Harvard Maintenance, a major provider of cleaning and security services. Harvard Maintenance provides cleaning and security services for major corporate, educational, and industrial facilities across the nation. Chermayeff & Geismar designed a new identity system for the company with a logotype featuring an V extended into a check mark to emphasize reliability, efficiency, and expertise. Whilst the new logotype set in a bold Futura doesn’t […]