Massimo Vignelli 1931-2014
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Massimo Vignelli was one of the most profound and canonical graphic designers of the 20th century. His work ethos and philosophy inspired designers and creatives of all fields. In memory of Massimo Vignelli.
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Good Design lasts Longer. It also takes Longer than not for a Designer to create Good Design.
Knoll International, 1967.
We like Design to be Visually Powerful, Intellectually Elegant, and above all Timeless.
If You can Design One Thing, You can Design Everything.
Table Metafora by Lella and Massimo Vignelli, 1979.
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The New York City Subway Diagram, 1972.
The New York City Subway Map, 1970.
The New York Subway System Signage.
The New York Subway System Signage at Nassau Station.
U.S.A. Bicentennail Poster, 1976.
Unfinished Modern, 1984.
Dot Zero, New York. 1966-67. Dot Zero was the house organ of Unimark, the design firm Vignellli founded and worked for in the earlier part of his career.
Cats and Dogs Guides designed by Massimo Vignelli, 1985.
Picolo Teatro Pamphlet, Milano, 1964.
Kroin Work Order Sheet, 1985. Vignelli worked heavily with various types of grids and lines.
6 Essential Typesfaces a Graphic Design needs.
American Airlines Corporate Identity, 1967. The eagle image was later added at the request of the the client American Airlines.
American Airlines logo and Bloomingdales Department Store logo.
Knoll International, 1967.
Lancia Brand Indentity Design, 1978.
TEXTFI, 1972. The symbols for a textile company expresses the essence of weaving: crossing threads to make patterns. Every time you look at it you find a new pattern.
Ndebele The Art of an African Tribe.
The European Journal Proposed Layout, c. 1978.
The Herald (New York) Pages Layout, 1971.
The Fort Worth Art Museum Pamplet, 1976.
For Kroin Inc. Graphics Program.
Saks Fifth Avenue Packaging Design, 1978.
Stacking Dinnerware, 1964.
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Poltrona Frau Stacking Chairs by Lella and Massimo Vignelli, 1988.
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