All entries tagged ‘first look’
09 May 2017

First Look: Ed Benguiat

We were so pleased to receive work from legendary typographer Ed Benguiat, including original lettering and print samples of his typefaces in action.


18 Jan 2013

First Look: Fred Troller

New stuff in our collection by Swiss-born designer Fred Troller.


17 Jun 2011

First Look: David Mazzucchelli Collection

A small (but in part, rare) sample of the printed work of comic book artist David Mazzucchelli is the latest addition to our Design Study Collection.


17 May 2011

First Look: Gail Anderson

Next on deck in our Design and Illustration Study Collection is the work of designer and art director Gail Anderson.


19 Apr 2011

First Look: Deborah Sussman

Next in our Design and Illustration Study Collection is the work of environmental design pioneer Deborah Sussman.


14 Sep 2010

First Look: Louise Fili

Next up in our newly-hatched Design Study Collection: the supremely elegant Louise Fili.


16 Aug 2010

First Look: The Design of Dissent

We’ve just received materials from the 2005 exhibition The Design of Dissent donated by designer Mirko Ilić, who, along with Milton Glaser, collected the materials and created a book on the project.


14 Jul 2010

First Look: Stefan Sagmeister

The Glaser Archives is launching our Design Study Collection, which will highlight sample collections from some of the most important designers and illustrators working today. The first collection we’re featuring is from designer and provocateur extraordinaire and SVA MFA Design faculty member, Stefan Sagmeister.


07 Oct 2009

First Look, part 3: George Tscherny

George Tscherny Collection: Get to the point! poster for W.R. Grace & Co., 1982.

We’re continuing to receive great stuff from George Tscherny, and here’s the latest.


29 Sep 2009

First Look: James McMullan

James McMullan Collection: Borges book covers for E.P. Dutton, 1960s-1970s.

This summer we received a great donation from illustrator, poster designer and long-time SVA faculty member James McMullan.


14 Apr 2009

First Look: Seymour Chwast Collection

Seymour Chwast Collection: Posters.

We recently received a wonderful donation from illustrator and designer Seymour Chwast. He was a founding partner of Push Pin Studios in 1954, along with Milton Glaser, Edward Sorel and Reynold Ruffins. The studio’s name was changed to the Pushpin Group in 1985 and Chwast remains as its director. Here’s a sampling of the 80 posters we received; future posts will highlight original artwork and other printed materials that offer a comprehensive view of Chwast’s influential career.


03 Mar 2009

First look, part 2: George Tscherny

George Tschnery Collection, Grace Annual Report 1985 first quarter.

We’ve just received our next batch of materials from George Tscherny: a wonderful case study of his identity work for W.R. Grace. Video after the jump!


04 Feb 2009

First look: Heinz Edelmann Collection

Direct from Stuttgart, we’ve received 151 posters and 9 books from the truly delightful Heinz Edelmann. Edelmann is best known as the influential art director of The Beatles’ film, Yellow Submarine. He’s worked in Germany, England and the Netherlands since the late 1950s, doing design, illustration, advertising and animation.


16 Jan 2009

First look: George Tscherny Collection

We’ve just received the first installment of our new George Tscherny Collection, which includes gorgeous modular displays for Pan Am terminals, corporate style manuals, and branded promo items and service uniforms.