filed under herb lubalin, typography After graduating in Herb Lubalin had a difficult time finding work; he was fired from his job at a display firm after requesting a two dollar raise on his weekly eight dollar salary.
Let’s talk type. This is typical of Lubalin’s work: a stark, bold layout—with bespoke lettering, combined to create a stunning composition. It’s A 1959 trade-journal ad, promoting the work of the advertising firm Sudley & Hennessey,.
Tom Carnase has created some of the most iconic logotypes for Brooks Brothers, Saks Fifth Avenue and Calvin Klein, just to name a few. He also worked along side Herb Lubalin and helped him create the popular Avant Garde typeface.