Herb Lubalin Retrospective #3: Avant Garde

Herb Lubalin Retrospective #3: Avant Garde To celebrate this weekend's Herb Lubalin Then and Now symposium, SPD has been posting a three-day celebration of the magazine cover designs of one of our favorite art directors and typographers. Third in the series is Avant Garde magazine, a square format, perfect-bound magazine that was published from January 1968-July 1971. Herb Lubalin Then and Now will be held Friday and Saturday, October 26 and 27, at Cooper Union in NYC. Check here for free ticket availability.

(Above): Avant Garde #1, January 1968. Art director: Herb Lubalin. Art: Richard L. Lindner

  • Avant Garde #5. Art director: Herb Lubalin, art: Tom Wesselman.
    Avant Garde #5. Art director: Herb Lubalin, art: Tom Wesselman.
  • Avant Garde #2. Art director: Herb Lubalin, photograph of Marilyn Monroe: Bert Stern.
    Avant Garde #2. Art director: Herb Lubalin, photograph of Marilyn Monroe: Bert Stern.
  • Avant Garde #3. Art director: Herb Lubalin, dollar bill designs: Tom Carnese, Gerry Gersten, Herb Lubalin.
    Avant Garde #3. Art director: Herb Lubalin, dollar bill designs: Tom Carnese, Gerry Gersten, Herb Lubalin.
  • Avant Garde #4. Art director: Herb Lubalin.
    Avant Garde #4. Art director: Herb Lubalin.
  • Avant Garde #7. Art director: Herb Lubalin, photograph: Carl Fischer.
    Avant Garde #7. Art director: Herb Lubalin, photograph: Carl Fischer.
  • Avant Garde #8. Art director: Herb Lubalin.
    Avant Garde #8. Art director: Herb Lubalin.
  • Avant Garde #9. Art director: Herb Lubalin, art: Ernst Fuchs.
    Avant Garde #9. Art director: Herb Lubalin, art: Ernst Fuchs.
  • Avant Garde #13. Art director: Herb Lubalin, photographs: Alwyn Scott Turner.
    Avant Garde #13. Art director: Herb Lubalin, photographs: Alwyn Scott Turner.
  • Avant Garde #10. Art director: Herb Lubalin, art: Thomas Weir.
    Avant Garde  #10. Art director: Herb Lubalin, art: Thomas Weir.



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