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IDCNY 26: News from the International Design Center Chair fair! [front cover]

Massimo Vignelli, Michael Bierut

Vignelli Center for Design Studies

Vignelli Center for Design Studies
Rochester, New York, United States

Newsletter front cover and events spread of IDCNY26: News from the International Design Center, New York, January/February 1987, "Chair Fair!"

IDCNY opened in 1985 in renovated factory buildings in Long Island City with space for showrooms and other services for the interior design and wholesale furnishings industry. Vignelli Associates designed all the graphics and signage for IDCNY.

Text from design:Vignelli exhibition label:
IDCNY, Graphic Identity Program, 1983-1989.
IDCNY is the International Design Center of New York, an international furniture merchandise mart in Long Island City, New York. The logo portrays elegance and strength through the choice of two contrasting typefaces. The program includes, graphics, invitations, publications, advertising, and signage. Based on three very basic elements - Bodoni type with black and red colors - the program is nevertheless extremely articulated and vibrant, and has achieved a very strong identity quite often imitated by similar organizations. Most of the pieces are designed by Michael Bierut and coordinated by Fern Mallis.

Details

  • Title: IDCNY 26: News from the International Design Center Chair fair! [front cover]
  • Creator: Vignelli, Massimo, Bierut, Michael, Vignelli Associates
  • Date Created: 1987
  • Physical Dimensions: 11" x 17" (27.94 x 43.18 cm); open 22" x 17" (55.88 x 43.18 cm)
  • Original Language: English
  • Medium: lithograph on paper
  • Industry: Design
  • Form: newsletters
  • Collection: Massimo and Lella Vignelli papers
  • Client Location: New York, New York, United States
  • Client: IDCNY (International Design Center New York)
  • Category: graphic design

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