It’s December. A month that is full of parties, drinking, deadlines, ironic jumpers and endless poultry. And, the annual crisis of choosing what to buy for your mother, your friends, your colleagues, your neighbour and your significant other
We know time is tight, and that end-of-year shopping is a nightmare, so in the spirit of giving, we’ve made a list of gifts, from Pentagram, to suit every budget.
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Quick Link: Win Five Books Designed by Pentagram
Pentagram’s friends, clients and colleagues recently gathered at our New York studio to celebrate the publication of Abbott Miller: Design and Content, the new monograph by Abbott Miller. In the book, out now from Princeton Architectural Press, Miller assumes both roles of designer and author, taking readers through his process of designing identities, books, magazine, exhibitions, environmental graphics, and digital projects, including groundbreaking work for clients and collaborators including the Guggenheim, Harley-Davidson, Vitra, Knoll, Formica, Rolling Stone and 2wice.
The New York Times Book Review has just highlighted Design and Content in its year-end roundup of notable design books. In his review, Steven Heller writes that the “engaging design book…offers a neutral frame for a precisionist practice” that, in Miller’s words, balances “the hedonism of the eye and the obligations of function, message and content.”
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Quick Link: Abbott Miller’s “Design and Content” Reviewed in The New York Times
Quick Link: Abbott Miller’s “Design and Content” Reviewed in Baltimore Magazine
Quick Link: Abbott Miller’s Albertine Identity Featured on AIGA Eye on Design
On 18 November, Abbott Miller gave a talk at Pentagram’s London studio about his monograph, Design and Content. We tweeted quotes from his talk on the night using #sosaysabbott, and have complied five of our favourite moments for all of you who didn’t get the chance to follow live.
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Quick Link: Abbott Miller’s “Formica Forever” Reviewed on Desktop
As the building boom envelops New York City, Pentagram’s studio at 204 Fifth Avenue finds itself squeezed by construction on both sides. The latest in our series of typographic banners announces our address amid all the scaffolding. Designed by Abbott Miller, the flag features typography set in Calibre, also recently seen in Miller’s new monograph Design and Content and its accompanying exhibition.
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Quick Link: Abbott Miller’s “Design and Content” Noted on Grain Edit