New Reproductions: David Maljković and Åbäke

Curator: Placement
date: April 5, 2014
Categories: Book Design, Typographic Design
Tags: Åbäke, artist book, book design, Maljković, reproductions

New Reproductions is a book of work by the Zagreb-based Croatian artist David Maljković. It was designed by Åbäke and released by Mousse Publishing.

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Stand: Aleksey Kondratyev and Andrew Colville

Curator: Placement
date: April 4, 2014
Categories: Editorial Design, Typographic Design
Tags: Photobook Club, Photography, self-publishing, Stand
Stand is a photo journal published “somewhat quarterly” by young photographers Aleksey Kondratyev and Andrew Colville.
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Messages and Means exhibition: David Reinfurt

Curator: Placement
date: April 2, 2014
Categories: Book Design, Corporate Communications Design, Editorial Design, Typographic Design
Tags: David Reinfurt, Messages and Means, MIT, MIT Press, Muriel Cooper

Over the last several years, David Reinfurt has been researching the work of Muriel Cooper, who worked at MIT “in overlapping roles as a graphic designer, teacher and researcher.” Reinfurt curated selections of Cooper’s work for this exhibition from each of these three categories—her work as design director of the MIT Press, as a professor in the MIT Media Lab and as a researcher in her own right. 

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Roaming Publication: Paul Goodrich and Andrew Jensen

Curator: Placement
date: April 1, 2014
Categories: Book Design, Editorial Design, Typographic Design
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In the summer of 2013, students Paul Goodrich (graphic designer, Wayne State University, Detroit) and Andrew Jensen (photographer, Northern Michigan University, Marquette) packed a Risograph printer into the back of their station wagon in search of a place to make a book about. They ended up in Ravenswood, West Virginia, where they spent three weeks camping, talking to residents and taking photographs. They printed and produced a book on location that documents an aspect of life in this small town.


Toward the end of their time in West Virginia, they were joined by their friend Eva Zielinski, also a graphic designer from Detroit, who collected their hundreds of excess prints and bound them together.

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The Grand Budapest Hotel poster: Annie Atkins

Curator: Sam’s Myth
date: March 28, 2014
Categories: Design for Entertaining, Typographic Design
Tags: annie atkins, Movie posters, the grand budapest hotel, Typography, Wes Anderson

Irish designer Annie Atkins lived up (and then some) to the monumental dream assignment of handling the graphic design elements for Wes Anderson’s latest feature film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, including this theatrical poster and its custom title treatment. 

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