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Mixing Messages: Graphic Design in Contemporary Culture

September 17, 1996 – February 16, 1997

Museum: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Location: 1st Floor

Some 300 works--magazines, posters, signs, typefaces, electronic media--explore graphic design over the past 15 years. The exhibition is divided into 4 sections--The Street, Typography, Identity, and Publishing. The exhibition shows how a range of organizations and individuals use design to promote their products and ideas.


Video (runs continuously)

Computer and Study area