The Vignelli Twelve: We Use Way Too Many Fonts

Massimo Vignelli is famous in design circles for employing only a handful of fonts over his long career. Here’s my “desert island” list of great typefaces.

Massimo Vignelli, Michael Bierut, Poster for “IDCNY Welcomes the AIA Convention”, 1988.

Massimo Vignelli, Michael Bierut, Poster for “IDCNY Welcomes the AIA Convention”, IDCNY is in a white text and is in black to distinguish the two different words among their overlapping and chaotic placements.

Piccolo Teatro di Milano _ Massimo Vignelli (1964)

Poster and graphic programme for Milan’s Piccolo Teatro, 1964 and 1965 Designed by Massimo Vignelli

Designculture • Massimo Vignelli

Designer Massimo Vignelli, known for his iconic New York City subway map and American Airlines logo, among many other designs, died today at the age of It was reported earlier this month that.

Subway map designed by Massimo Vignelli 1972

"NYC Subway diagram Cover", 'M. New York City Transit Authority', - Graphic Design by Massimo Vignelli (b. 1931 - d. Italian) and 'Vignelli Associates'.

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The 20 biggest logo redesigns of 2013

Convincing competence: wordmark and logo for American Airlines, Massimo Vignelli.

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