Tibor Kalman


Tibor Kalman (1949–1999) was an American graphic designer of Hungarian origin, well-known for his work as editor-in-chief of Colors magazine.

Articles 4

A review of the late Kalman’s monograph in context, with a brief background of Tibor’s influential design work and approach to its role in the consumer culture of the 80s and 90s.
Reviews · 29 November 2004 · English · 1726 words
Despite the piece’s off-colour title, an optimism exists in this reaction to what the author sees as the hermetic design field’s reverence of the late Tibor Kalman.
Essays · 29 November 2004 · English · 884 words
A brief examination of the politics, culture and designer’s role in the uses, cultural placement and proliferation of stock photography.
Essays · 29 November 2004 · English · 2444 words
A poetically theoretical take on the fluid state of type, design and the vernacular in digital form as they relate to language and contemporary culture.
Essays · 29 November 2004 · English · 1267 words

Authors 1

Partner in the New York office of Pentagram, and former president of AIGA (1998-2001) Writes frequently about design and is a contributing editor to I...