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Online Lecture

Salon Series 26: Breaking the Swiss Grid

  • Date
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  • Led By Stephen Coles
  • Where Letterform Archive

Letterform Archive is excited to partner with Poster House for a session of deconstructing the typographic grid. What happens when designers break the rules of what typically constitutes good design? This wide-ranging presentation will explore grid-breaking examples from our collection, including Emigre magazine, the letter- and mind-bending posters of psychedelia, and irregularly-shaped typesetting, old and new.

This event is a collaborative effort between Letterform Archive and Poster House in conjunction with their Swiss Grid exhibition. We have loved working together and hope to again in the near future. Our efforts were shared, and your donations will be also. All contributions from this event will be split evenly between Letterform and Poster House. By signing up for this program, you agree to be added to Poster House’s mailing list.

About the Salon Series

The Archive Salon Series is a monthly event featuring a member of the staff — or a guest expert — taking a deeper dive into specific collections or themes within the Archive. Salon recordings are generally exclusive to Letterform Archive members, but we’re offering the video of this special Poster House co-presentation to all.


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This past event is part of our legacy website system. Our new events page has upcoming events, as well as past events held after 2022.

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