Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design and Typography
The Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design and Typography is located in New York. It was established in 1984 to preserve the work of illustrator Herb Lubalin.
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Herb Lubalin (1918–1981) is an graphic artist best known for his breaking illustrative typography and his groundbreaking work for the magazines Avant Garde, Eros, and Fact. The Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design and Typography, stablished in 1984 in NY, was created in order to preserve the unprecedented resource of Herb Lubalin’s vast collection of work. The Study Center's core collection includes an extensive archive of Lubalin's work, including promotional, editorial and advertising design, typeface designs, posters, logos, and other other materials dating from 1950 to 1980. There is also a library of books and magazines about design and typography and an extensive collection of posters, myriad type specimen books and pamphlets. You don't need to love typography to appreciate the many incredible ways one can use the letter/the word to create an impression which is above the word itself. Don't miss it while in NY...
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