Y Design Blog
Winners of the 2020 Lohmann & Van Sinderen Prizes in Undergraduate Printing and Design have been announced. Due to the University’s response to COVID-19, this year’s competition was held entirely online and two additional categories were created to broaden the competition. Judges saw more than eighty submissions that featured a wide variety of academic, personal, and professional pieces.
The judging committee of the Adrian Van Sinderen Book Collecting Prizes is pleased to announce that Isaac Morrier ’17 of Branford College has been selected as the winning designer in this year’s poster competition.
We recently visited “The Poet of Them All”: William Shakespeare and Miniature Designer Bindings from the Collection of Neale and Margaret Albert, an exhibition currently on view at the newly renovated Yale Center for British Art. It features nearly one hundred miniature editions of works written or inspired by William Shakespeare, all bound with artistic designer bindings commissioned by Neale Albert J.D. ’61 in the past decade.
This Yale College viewbook was published in June 1968 and designed by the Carl Purington Rollins Printing-Office of the Yale University Press, the precursor to our office.
The decorative relief over the main entrance to Sterling Memorial Library celebrates the great ancient civilizations, from the Assyrians to the Romans.
This past spring, we designed The Book in History, The Book as History, a collection of essays by eighteen leading scholars in early modern literary studies that explore book history and the material text. Published by the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library and distributed by Yale University Press, the 420-page volume features 60 color illustrations and will be available this August.
Congratulations, Class of 2016! We designed a series of Commencement-themed posters for the large display stands outside Woolsey Hall.
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.
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.
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.