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not close enuff

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com) william golden designed the brand/identity/corporate graphic system (and, of course that amazing logo) for william paley’s CBS broadcasting corp. back in the late 40’/early 50’s. with this incredibly sophisticated and extraordinarily smart effort and his … Continue reading

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bargain bin language: pounded and grown

By Art Chantry: the other day, i wrote some stuff about an old ad for a concert by the doors. i started out talking about the graphic design style and the history represented by the way the ad was created. … Continue reading

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wandering into modernist territory

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com) i have this wonderful book called “books for our time” , edited by marshall lee, with written contributions by herbert bayer, merle armitage, john berg, s.a. jacobs, ernst reichl and a forward by george nelson … Continue reading

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rand about

by Art Chantry ( art@artchantry.com) i have extremely mixed feelings about the life and work and importance of paul rand. in the ‘fine’ graphic design world, he has been elevated to enormously lofty status. he’s often seriously referred to as … Continue reading

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moods for moderns

Modernism has become retro…. by Art Chantry (art@artchantry.com): For my money, the philosophical dialog of ‘modernism’ is probably the most important and the single most interesting and intriguing intellectual/creative discussion of the last century, maybe even in the history of … Continue reading

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man with the golden eye

Another brilliant article by Art Chantry. This one on CBS and William Golden and Art touches on some social-psychological angles to mass media culture that defined much of the pre-boomer generation: by ART CHANTRY (http://www.artchantry.com/) corporate history books are great … Continue reading

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