Fonts in use in artwork from bradbury thompson. The alumni center that opened in 1996 on the northwest edge of washburn university's campus is named in bradbury thompson's honoryet as time passes, perhaps fewer people know much about thompson, a proud washburn alumnus who became an internationally acclaimed graphic artistthompson, a. Final bradbury thompson poster presentation this feature is not available right now please try again later. Modern graphic design inspiration blog + vintage graphics resource.
The bradbury thompson alumni center was designed to serve alumni, students, administration and the topeka community recognizing it was time for renovations, the university tasked image flooring with replacing the broadloom carpet, rather than transitioning to carpet tile. Thompson the idea of setting the type in phrases was so that one could really un- derstand the language, similar to a minis- ter speaking from a pulpit it also seemed appropriate because the 1611 king james. Art documentation, summer, 1989 103 youthfulness, expressed in the work bernadac includes some startling statistics in her essay: picasso created 347. Bradbury thompson was an american designer and influential art director who expanded the boundaries of the printed page.
Topeka and washburn bradbury thompson: creator of ichabod mascot, 1984 'love' postal stamp, washburn college bible. We started a wall where we can group attributes of our designer to see how our designers relate to one another so far, i don't really see any relation of my designer to the others i'm looking. Bradbury thompson enjoy this online tour of the special cabinet of curiosities exhibit from the mulvane art museum and the washburn university archives. Box listing box contents date 1 articles, brochures, and clippings about bradbury thompson 1979-1989 thompson design examples 1 postage stamps.
The art of graphic design [bradbury thompson] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers the art of graphic design (hardcover. 1911 - 1995 born in topeka, kansas and graduating from washburn college in 1934, thompson moved to new york and utilized his extensive knowledge of the printing process into his own work.
Commonly referred to as the master of typography, bradbury thompson was best known for his bold use of type. Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online easily share your publications and get them in front of issuu's millions of monthly readers title: bradbury thompson timeline, author: nathan hulsey, name: bradbury. Bradbury thompson graduated from washburn college in 1934 about 20th century graphic designer versatile and had the ability to merge and career at yale university, where he stayed for many years the art of typography, like architecture, is concerned with beauty and utility in contemporary terms. The type directors club is the leading international organization whose purpose is to support excellence in typography, both in print and on screen.
Bradbury thompson (1911-1995) was truly one of the giants of 20 th-century graphic design, and was recognized for his achievements by every major american design organization: national society of art directors of the year award (1950), aiga gold medal award (1975), art directors hall of fame. It's easy to see bradbury thompson as the archetypal new englander the understated, quiet air of authority, yale faculty, the connecticut life, even the name but he is a true son of topeka, kansas the vitality of the great heartland reinvigorating the cradle of culture perhaps it is not a. Pages from westvaco inspirations 186, (1951) bradbury thompson pages from westvaco inspirations 210, (1958) bradbury thompson. One of the artists that definitely formed the world of graphic design throughout the 20th century was bradbury thompson, an american-born artist whose continue reading design, photography, painting, illustration, street art, typography design photography painting. Type designer, typographer, teacher, graphic designer, journal publisher/editor, and newspaper/magazine designer from united states of america.