SPD has a review of the re-design of the Times’ Magazine. Of particular interest is the discussion of the new faces chosen. I have to agree with some of the more recent commentators–I’m not too thrilled with all parts of the design: it’s kind of design-y for my taste. (h/t Andy Whitehead)
Steve Heller’s obituary on Bob Noorda who, with Massimo Vignelli, re-designed the underground signage of the New York City Subway system. Bob Noorda, Who Changed the Look of the Subways, Dies at 82 – Obituary (Obit) – NYTimes.com Also see this post at SecondAveSagas, where the commentors correct the identification of typeface (which is now… Continue reading Bob Noorda, Who Changed the Look of the Subways, Dies at 82 – Obituary (Obit) – NYTimes.com
“50 years of Helvetica” Museum of Modern Art, 5:00pm — “50 years of Helvetica” at the Museum of Modern Art. Special tour of the exhibition by its curator, Christian Larsen, Department of Architecture and Design. Attendance limited; reservations required. Contact Fernando Pena at the Grolier Club at (212) 838-6690 or email@example.com.