We create shapes that can be used for a long time, that, while loosely following the trends or the lifestyle of the time, are not swayed too much by fashion.
I found this memory game featuring the distinctive graphics of Alexander Girard, though his name does not tell you anything I am sure that his designs will be familiar.
In the fall of 1969 Brigitte Bardot was photographed by Alexandre Brands for Paris Match, she was sitting in the middle of the luxurious salon of La Mandrague, her legendary home in Saint Tropez, in the foreground there were two white and silver Tam Tam recallling the silhouette of the movie star.
1968. While Vico Magistretti is drawing Eclisse lamp, Stanley Kubrick is turning 2001 A Space Odyssey and in Houston Nasa is testing the Apollo 11, that will bring Neil Armstrong on the Moon to make the famous small step.
An incredibile calendar designed by Oscar Diaz and developed for “Gradual“, an exhibition featuring works, which were evolving during the exhibition time at the London Design Festival 2007.
The husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames are widely regarded as America’s most important designers.