Synopses & Reviews
The best-selling Letterhead and Logo Design now compiles the most creative and inspiring work in the field in a stunning collection featuring the best of the past four volumes. From well-known design leaders, new design firms, and cutting-edge artists, this collection includes everything identity, from logos to labels, business cards to envelopes, and the creative techniques and full-color images portrayed in this broad range of work will inspire new design solutions for age-old challenges that beg for a fresh approach. This book is an invaluable resource for both design firms and their clients who are looking for inspiration and ideas that grab the viewer’s attention and create a lasting impression.
About the Author
Christopher Simmons, of MINE, is an instructor in identity design at California College of the Arts and at Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Simmons is president of the San Francisco chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA). http://www.minesf.com
Top Studio Design is a design firm specializing in logo and corporate identity, CD packaging, and special event design. Recent clients include the Grammy Awards, Universal Music, City of Hope, Disney, Technicolor, and Toyota. They are based in Los Angeles, California. http://www.topdesign.com
Stoltz Design Inc., a ten-person design team, in business since 1984, is a multi-dimensional studio working with a diverse group of clients and on a range of project types. Recognized for their innovative design style and expressive typography, Stoltz has received numerous awards from national design organizations including American Institute for the Graphic Arts (AIGA), American Center for Design, Society of Publication Designers (SPD) and the Type Directors Club. Stoltz's work is also in the permanent collection at the Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum. They are based in Villa Park, IL. http://www.stoltzdesign.net
John Sayles, of Sayles Graphic Design, has developed over 500 logos and icons and nearly 200 letterhead programs in addition to projects involving packaging, direct mail, collateral, and environments. Sayles Graphic Design has their work included in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Institution's National Design Museum and the Library of Congress. They are based in Des Moines, IA. http://www.saylesdesign.com