Y Design Blog

June 8, 2015

The recent announcement of Yale alumnus Stephen A. Schwarzman’s $150 million gift to Yale to create a campus center has brought the University Commons and Memorial Hall into the spotlight.

May 27, 2015

Our office designed some more Yale-themed mobile backgrounds just in time for Reunion Weekend. 

April 30, 2015

Winners of the 2015 Lohmann & Van Sinderen Prizes in Undergraduate Printing and Design were announced at last Friday’s judging ceremony in Haas Family Arts Library Special Collections.

April 21, 2015

In conjunction with the Office of Public Affairs and Communications, our office developed a series of Yale-themed screen backgrounds for mobile and tablet devices. 

March 9, 2015

Winners of the 2015 Adrian Van Sinderen Book Collecting Prizes have been announced.

January 30, 2015

The exhibition features examples of early printing, woodblock print publishing, artworks, and historical documents from the Japanese Manuscript Collection and Yale Association of Japan Collection.

January 14, 2015

For the reopening of the Bibliographical Press on the first floor of Sterling Memorial Library, our office designed aprons for use during printing workshops. 

December 19, 2014

We send our best wishes for the Holidays and the New Year.

John, Lesley, Rebecca, and Emily


Here is our animated card (designed by Emily!). 

Please set your audio so that you can hear the soundtrack.

December 8, 2014

In 1957, Adrian Van Sinderen (YC 1910) established two book collecting prizes in order to encourage undergraduates to collect books, build their own libraries, and read for pleasure and education.

December 1, 2014

As part of Yale’s Program in the History of the Book, Professor Garrett Stewart will give a lecture Wednesday, December 3, at 4:30 in the Beinecke Library.