Ivan Chermayeff



           The Man




          His Work




         His Legacy
Ivan Chermayeff was born in London in 1932 to a prominent Chechen-British architect.




The Early Years
Education


                                   Yale and Harvard and the
            Ivan studied art and architecture at
 ...
Ivan started the firm Chermayeff    & Geismar, a firm that specialized in graphic
          design of corporate and non-pr...
Recognition

              He became president of the American            Institute of Graphic Arts.
              He also...
Ivan Chermayeff has won nearly   every award available in his profession, including awards
              from the Society ...
Theory



         He was revolutionary in his thought that design should be used to solve   real
         problems, not t...
He is commonly referred to as one of the “giants         of graphic design,”
         and his work is still important and ...
Corporate
 Logos
Promotional artwo
                    rk
Winston Churchill:
The Wilderness Years
Promotion for a PBS
Television Special
9
9 West 57th Street
New York City
Promotion for a
Library of Congress


   Exhibit
Untitled:
Mouse and World
1. What was one of the many corporate
               logos that Chermayeff helped design?

               Mobil, National ...
“To design is to solve human problems by identifying them
           and executing the best solution.”
           http://w...
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Ivan Chermayeff Assignment

  1. 1. Ivan Chermayeff The Man His Work His Legacy
  2. 2. Ivan Chermayeff was born in London in 1932 to a prominent Chechen-British architect. The Early Years
  3. 3. Education Yale and Harvard and the Ivan studied art and architecture at Chicago Institute of Design before moving to New York .
  4. 4. Ivan started the firm Chermayeff & Geismar, a firm that specialized in graphic design of corporate and non-profit logos and posters. Success
  5. 5. Recognition He became president of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. He also became a teacher at several colleges and universities.
  6. 6. Ivan Chermayeff has won nearly every award available in his profession, including awards from the Society of Illustrators and the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Achievments
  7. 7. Theory He was revolutionary in his thought that design should be used to solve real problems, not to be just stylish or eye catching.
  8. 8. He is commonly referred to as one of the “giants of graphic design,” and his work is still important and influential today. Legacy
  9. 9. Corporate Logos
  10. 10. Promotional artwo rk
  11. 11. Winston Churchill: The Wilderness Years
  12. 12. Promotion for a PBS Television Special
  13. 13. 9 9 West 57th Street New York City
  14. 14. Promotion for a Library of Congress Exhibit
  15. 15. Untitled: Mouse and World
  16. 16. 1. What was one of the many corporate logos that Chermayeff helped design? Mobil, National Geographic, PBS, UNDP, Showtime, NBC, Chase, Merck 2. What was one of the posters that Chermayeff designed promoting? Freud Exhibit, PBS special, Winston Churchill special, Guggenheim museum, War and Remembrance 3. What organization was Chermayeff president of, and later received many ? awards from? American Institute of Graphic Arts Questions 4. What was one of the schools that Chermayeff attended? Harvard and Yale and Chicago Institute of Design
  17. 17. “To design is to solve human problems by identifying them and executing the best solution.” http://www.designboom.com/eng/interview/chermayeff.html http://www.cgstudionyc.com/ http://www.aiga.org/content.cfm/medalist-ivanchermayeffandtomgeismar http://www.findlay.com/pages/Chermayeff.htm Sources

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