1979 AIGA Medalist: Ivan Chermayeff and Thomas Geismar
Ivan Chermayeff and Thomas Geismar, recipients of the 1979 AIGA Medal, are recognized for the clarity and organization of their graphics systems, and for their pursuit of consistent details that work at every size and scale to solve the problems of multilingual programs.
Chermayeff & Geismar—is a New York-based branding and graphic design firm. It was founded in 1957 by Yale graduates Ivan Chermayeff and Tom Geismar. The firm has designed logos for such companies as Pan Am, Mobil Oil, PBS, Chase Bank, Barneys New York, The Museum of Modern Art, Xerox, Smithsonian Institution, NBC, Cornell University, National Geographic, State Farm Insurance, and many others #design #branding #type #typography #Chermayeff&Geismar
Renowned graphic designer Ivan Chermayeff has died aged 85
American graphic designer Ivan Chermayeff, creator of some of the world’s best known logos, has died aged 85. During his prolific career, Chermayeff was part of the team behind iconic symbols for National Geographic, PanAm, PBS, MoMA and Xerox, as well as the NBC peacock.