All entries tagged ‘packaging’
27 Jan 2016

Cyrk ice cream by Seymour Chwast

Seymour Chwast Collection. Push Pin Slide Library, ca. 1988.

Seymour Chwast’s characteristic contour line and flat pastel coloration appears on the packaging of this short-lived late-80s Kosher ice cream, for which his Push Pin Studios also contributed the logo.

05 Feb 2015

More packaging by Seymour Chwast

More packaging designs from the Pushpin Studios/Seymour Chwast slide collection.

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02 Jul

Seymour Chwast for Pepsi

Chwast’s can for Diet Pepsi for the Christmas season integrated their 1986-1991 logo into Santa’s spectacles. As you can see in this photo, the rims of the glasses were left unpainted shiny aluminum to highlight the logo—the background behind Santa was also a checkerboard of white and silver. (Click through for full frame.)

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10 Apr 2013

Push Pin & Pop

Some ephemeral points of comparison between the work of Seymour Chwast and Andy Warhol.

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14 Sep 2012

Paris in your pocket

Seymour Chwast’s designs for Bic Parfum.

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19 Jun 2012

Seymour Chwast for Topps

Seymour Chwast takes on Bazooka Joe.

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06 Apr 2012

The hard stuff

And now, the companion piece to the Pushpin beers post. “Any port in a storm.”

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07 Feb 2012

Effervescent packaging by Seymour Chwast

A short tour of Seymour Chwast’s designs for beer and soda packaging.

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09 Jan 2012

Up in smoke, part 2

Liggett & Myers’ Designer Packs designed by George Tscherny.

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18 Oct 2011

Up in smoke

Cigarette companies were always big into advertising (perhaps because their products were largely indistinguishable), but after their marketing practices became widely seen as particularly nefarious their presence in the field faded.

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06 Oct 2010

A Grand Union

Milton Glaser Collection Box 57 Folder 6: Grand Union on E. 86th Street, New York City, 1988 (pear sculpture by Jordan Steckel)

In the mid-1970s, Milton Glaser was approached by Sir James Goldsmith to take on a dramatic redesign of the supermarket chain Grand Union.

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14 Sep 2010

First Look: Louise Fili

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

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