All posts tagged: pentagram

Profiles – Nick Finney {NB Studio}


Being one half of an outstanding brand and communications studio is one thing, but doing it with a smile and use of wit is truly a feet in itself. Originality of thought and style has been the hallmarks of Nick Finney as he made his way from Pentagram to setting up the award winning studio NB. With seemingly effortless ease Nick manages to execute the simplistic of solutions to briefs that would have other designers running […]

Studio Magazine #2


Get it while it’s hot. Studio Magazine is the international magazine about making places; profiling studios from a range of fields, Studio Magazine features creative spaces from New York to Paris to Auckland. The magazine was born out of the love of print, by a threesome of graphic designers-come-editors Clem Devine and Zoe Ikin (Alt Group) and Sam Trustrum (Studio Alexander). Issue Two is available to buy now – limited to a run of a mere 250 – indulging in gold foil (fancy), […]

Profile; Pentagram Design


Published by Phaidon in July 2004, any fan of Pentagram will consider this essential shelf fodder. A provoking introspective outlining the structure and principles of the bureau, the release is the first survey of Pentagram published since 1999, and the first book to include noteworthy partners Lisa Strausfeld (since departed onto pastures new) and DJ Stout et al. Profile is a unique collection of essays on Pentagram’s partners by authors, critics and a handful of well-known cultural and editorial […]


Bookshelf / News

Pentagram, through Lawrence King Publishing, have released their latest book entitled Symbol. The book features over 1,300 symbols organized into groups and sub-groups according to their visual characteristics. Each category includes a short introduction on who the symbol was designed for, the designer, and in some cases, what the symbol stands for. These sections are interspersed with short case studies on both classic and more recently designed symbols. Much like Pentagram’s previous title – 400 Marks […]

Masters of Design


Masters of Design: Logos and Identity (published 2008) complied by AdamsMorioka profiles twenty well known designers, who are recognized for the particular areas of design in which they’re profiled in the Masters series. Profiles include Pentagram trio Paula Scher, Michael Bierut, Kit Hinrichs, Michael Johnson (JohnsonBanks), , Felix Beltran, Vince Frost, Bart Crosby (Crosby Associates), Matteo Bolgna (Mucca Design), Margo Chase (Chase Design Group) and Steff Geissbulher (C&G Partners). “It’s about the methodical and analytical […]