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January 27, 2016

Cyrk ice cream by Seymour Chwast

Seymour Chwast’s characteristic contour line and flat pastel coloration appears on the packaging of this short-lived late-80s Kosher ice cream, for which his Push Pin Studios also contributed the logo.

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February 05, 2015

More packaging by Seymour Chwast

More packaging designs from the Pushpin Studios/Seymour Chwast slide collection.

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July 02, 2014

Seymour Chwast for Pepsi

Chwast’s can for Diet Pepsi for the Christmas season integrated their 1986-1991 logo into Santa’s spectacles. As you can see in this photo, the rims of the glasses were left unpainted shiny aluminum to highlight the logo—the background behind Santa was also a checkerboard of white and silver. (Click through for full frame.)

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October 18, 2013

Up in smoke

Cigarette companies were always big into advertising (perhaps because their products were largely indistinguishable), but after their marketing practices became widely seen as particularly nefarious their presence in the field faded.

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October 06, 2013

A Grand Union

In the mid-1970s, Milton Glaser was approached by Sir James Goldsmith to take on a dramatic redesign of the supermarket chain Grand Union.

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September 14, 2013

First Look: Louise Fili

Next up in our newly-hatched Design Study Collection: the supremely elegant Louise Fili.

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April 10, 2013

Push Pin & Pop

Some ephemeral points of comparison between the work of Seymour Chwast and Andy Warhol.

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September 14, 2012

Paris in your pocket

Seymour Chwast’s designs for Bic Parfum.

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June 19, 2012

Seymour Chwast for Topps

Seymour Chwast takes on Bazooka Joe.

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April 06, 2012

The hard stuff

And now, the companion piece to the Pushpin beers post. “Any port in a storm.”

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February 07, 2012

Effervescent packaging by Seymour Chwast

A short tour of Seymour Chwast’s designs for beer and soda packaging.

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January 09, 2012

Up in smoke, part 2

Liggett & Myers’ Designer Packs designed by George Tscherny.

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