Ivan Chermayeff mightn’t have been a household name, but his work certainly was.
Born in London, the American graphic designer died on Saturday, aged 85. With a career spanning six decades, Chermayeff’s legacy varies between poster art, illustration, sculpture and collage.
It’s his logo designs, however, that people all over the world will instantly recognize.
In 1957, Chermayeff set up a design firm alongside collaborator Tom Geismar, where they designed graphic identities for a range of governmental and commercial organizations. Read more…