The highly innovative works of Tibor Kalman incorporated elements never before associated with successful design, but his advertisements, objects, videos, and editorial projects have become visual icons: a racially altered Queen Elizabeth, revolutionary watchfaces, Times Square installations, and more.
Tibor Kalman (1949-1999) was a renowned graphic designer and the editor-in-chief of Colors magazine.
Maira Kalman is an illustrator, author, and designer. She has created many covers for The New Yorker, including the famous map of Newyorkistan (with Rick Meyerowitz). Kalman is the author of twelve children’s books, including five books about Max the dog, which will be reissued by The New York Review Children’s Collection: Hey Willy, See the Pyramids and Max Makes a Million (September 2017); Ooh-la-la (Max in Love) and Max in Hollywood, Baby (February 2018); and Swami on Rye (September 2018). She also has designed fabric for Isaac Mizrahi, accessories for Kate Spade, sets for the Mark Morris Dance Company, and, with her late husband, Tibor Kalman, under the M&Co. label, clocks, umbrellas, and other accessories for the Museum of Modern Art. Her work is shown at the Julie Saul Gallery in Manhattan.
Steven Heller is an art director, writer, and editor, and the author of many works on graphic design and the history of typography and illustration.
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