Y Design Blog

May 23, 2016

Congratulations, Class of 2016! We designed a series of Commencement-themed posters for the large display stands outside Woolsey Hall. 

May 20, 2016

In the Yale University Art Gallery’s “Everything is Dada” exhibition, which celebrates the centennial of the movement’s birth, graphic design students from the Yale School of Art created an interactive “Dada Lounge” that pays homage to the Dada spirit. 

May 4, 2016

Winners of the 2016 Lohmann & Van Sinderen Prizes for Excellence in Undergraduate Printing and Design were announced at last Friday’s awards ceremony in the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library.

May 3, 2016

This year’s Adrian Van Sinderen Lecture, which took place on April 20 at Sterling Memorial Library, was delivered by Glen S. Miranker ’75, a longtime bibliophile and former chief technology officer of Apple. 

April 27, 2016

The peculiar weather vane that adorns the steeple of Berkeley College, one of Yale’s twelve residential colleges.

April 22, 2016

We recently adopted Mallory as the recommended sans-serif companion to the Yale typeface for print use. 

April 8, 2016

A poster for the Yale Symphony Orchestra’s 1988 tour of Great Britain designed by Kyle Cooper MFA ’87, Garson Yu MFA ’87, and Sheena Calvert MFA ’89. 

April 1, 2016

Congratulations to Daniel Rubins ’16, Jack Taperell ’18, Alexa Little ’16, Simon Horn ’16, Annemarie McDaniel ’16, Jason Parisi ’16, Cristóbal Trujillo ’16, and Hopewell Rogers ’18. 

March 31, 2016

This is the second installment of our interview series featuring former OUP designers. Julie Fry worked at our office after completing an MFA in graphic design at the Yale School of Art in 2000; she later returned to our office for a year in 2008. After working in a variety of design settings, she now manages her own design practice, which specializes in book design. 

March 15, 2016

We are pleased to announce that the exhibition catalog that we designed for Treasures from Japan in the Yale University Library, held at the Beinecke Library from January 16 to April 2, 2015, received the 2016 Katharine Kyes Leab and Daniel J. Leab “American Book Prices Current” Exhibition Award.