Talk:Herb Lubalin

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Needed Items[edit]

Okay, first of all I'm struggling to find a copyright-free picture of Lubalin. Everyone seems to use the AIGA portrait, and I can't figure out who took the picture in the first place.

Second, this article needs a theory section. Lubalin was big into the multiple layers of communicative value you could strike with type, which is most clearly illustrated in his logos (Avant Garde literally moves forward, Families has a family in it, etc) but can be seen elsewhere. Mostly he was taking type as abstract as he thought was possible before you would start to lose meaning, as opposed to the postmodern typographers that shoved type over the edge (another topic that needs more explanation on Wikipedia, but whatever).

If anyone wants to start on that I'd be grateful. Otherwise, parse my writing for grammar if you have the time. Thanks! --RadariG 20:10, 27 August 2006 (UTC)

Some basic problems[edit]

I'll do some grammar work but I don't know anything about the guy, so somebody needs to give that second stray paragraph a home.

Actually now they need to give that bottom paragraph I re-hashed a home as well.

-Spudcrazy, 2/18/07

There were a bunch of meaningless cuts, so I reverted to my last edit. Thanks for your help on the page!--RadariG 15:16, 19 February 2007 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Image:Avantgardelogo.jpg[edit]

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His death[edit]

There's no mention in the main body of the article about his death; how and under what circumstances did he die? -- œ 01:54, 18 September 2015 (UTC)