Communication Arts has awarded the interactive table used in our exhibit on the Bosnian, Rwandan and Darfur genocides for the United States Holocaust Museum called "From Memory to Action" in the category of the Interactive Annual 16 in Information Design. The multitouch table, which was designed in conjunction with collaborators Potion , allows visitors to get more in depth information on individuals' stories with these modern day atrocities by touching one of the projected pieces of text.
One visible new part of the firm's ongoing signage and wayfinding design project at One Bryant Park recently attracted attention from real estate blog Curbed NY . The write up wryly notes that these "simple letters in stainless steel" not only identify the location of Bank of America's new HQ on the corner of 42nd Street and 6th Avenue, but also...Read More
Partner Emanuela Frigerio was invited to showcase two of her projects for Kitchen Ecology: Recipes for Good Design , an exhibition curated by designboom . The exhibit focused on innovative kitchen design with an emphasis on reducing environmental impact. This summer, the exhibition was hosted at Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, and this past December was showcased in Korea at the Seoul Design Festival .Read More
The firm's recent client, Peace Dividend Trust , whose Marketplace Recovery Project helps post-conflict countries recover economically by supporting the purchasing of local goods and services, is making expedited efforts in response to Haiti's devastating earthquake. PDT, who had recently sent a team to initiate the project in Haiti, reached out to Emanuela Frigerio yesterday, requesting graphic design for...Read More
The website BroadwayWorld recently named the firm's interactive exhibit at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in lower Manhattan as one of the site's New York City's Hot Topics. Read the full write up here, all Fresh posts on the project here, and find out more about the Voices of Liberty exhibit and interactives.Read More
The newly published book, Unimark International: The Design of Business and the Business of Design by Jan Conradi, will be released this coming Wednesday, December 9th at The Type Directors Club . Unimark, a firm that shaped the design era in the 1960's and 70's and whose influence still resonates today, has a personal connection with the firm via a memorable interview that took place in June 2004. When Jan was traveling Europe in research for this book, partner Emanuela Frigerio set up an interview for her to take place in Milan. Emanuela acted as translator for this sit down with former Unimark Milan designers, including Franco Gaffuri , Emanuela's former employer.