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February 16, 2016

Delpire

Robert Delpire and Push Pin Studio’s mutual admiration resulted in exhibitions in both New York and Paris.

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February 05, 2015

More packaging by Seymour Chwast

More packaging designs from the Pushpin Studios/Seymour Chwast slide collection.

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September 27, 2014

Metropolitan Printing in Push Pin Graphic

One regular advertiser in the Push Pin Graphic was Metropolitan Printing.

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September 21, 2014

Go ask Alice

In 1967, Milton Glaser, Seymour Chwast, and James McMullan produced psychedelic “travel” posters for an issue of The Push Pin Graphic.

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September 14, 2014

Paris in your pocket

Seymour Chwast’s designs for Bic Parfum.

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August 17, 2014

Type cast

Some type-based design from Milton Glaser and Seymour Chwast.

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July 09, 2014

Master strokes

Seymour Chwast’s intricate composition of his illustrations.

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June 19, 2014

Seymour Chwast for Topps

Seymour Chwast takes on Bazooka Joe.

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June 05, 2014

Chwast’s irrational fears

Seymour Chwast’s series of irrational fears for Strathmore Paper.

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April 12, 2014

They might be giants

Icons of culture and folklore are interpreted by the artists of Push Pin.

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April 06, 2014

The hard stuff

And now, the companion piece to the Pushpin beers post. “Any port in a storm.”

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March 30, 2014

For the pleasure and edification of all

Before Push Pin Studios, before the Push Pin Graphic, there was the Push Pin Almanack.

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March 25, 2014

Let me hear your balalaikas ringing out

The United States Information Agency deploys its secret weapon in the Cold War: designers and illustrators.

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February 07, 2014

Effervescent packaging by Seymour Chwast

A short tour of Seymour Chwast’s designs for beer and soda packaging.

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December 22, 2013

Candies by Seymour Chwast

In the early 1970s, Push Pin Studios produced a line of candies under the name “Pushpinoff Sweets.”

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November 10, 2013

The Mead Library of Ideas

In the 1970s, the Mead Library of Ideas held exhibitions showcasing the best contemporary graphic design; they commissioned announcement posters from designers including Tony Palladino, Chermayeff & Geismar, and Seymour Chwast.

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October 12, 2013

Chairs by Chwast

In the mid-80s Seymour Chwast was approached by Georg Kovacs, Inc. to experiment with furniture in the Pushpin style.

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June 25, 2013

Candy men

Fanciful candy packaging for Audience magazine.

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May 14, 2013

107 graphic designers

The most recent addition to the Chermayeff & Geismar Collection is twelve boxes of old and rare art books, ranging from annuals to architecture; Switzerland to Japan. As always, there were plenty of surprises: one was the catalog for an AGI exhibition from 1976, which featured, alongside reproductions of their work, dramatic photos of the designers.

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May 05, 2013

Esquire’s Gift Catalog

Push Pin’s nutty and sweet Christmas Gift Catalog for Esquire exemplifies the eclectic spirit of that studio.

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