I am a recent graduate of Yale University in English, and I still live in New Haven, CT. I want to be a graphic designer. This blog regularly publishes on the following topics: graphic design, typography, interior design, architecture.

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Latest Blog Posts for Svend Design

  • AppBook
    on Dec 3, 2009 in Book Design Graphic Design
    Even though I don’t have an iPhone, I think this is a brilliant resource for iPhone application developers. Vol5 transformed an ordinary notebook into a space to “give iPhone app developers a way to sketch out ideas for the apps they’re...
  • A compilation of over 475 logos and trademarks, designed by Pentagram. Beautiful wire storage at West Elm and Wisteria (here and here). Interesting article on how the Yale blue address signs are for buildings only. My opinion: the rewards of strict i...
  • on Nov 30, 2009 in Architecture Graphic Design Observed
    An amazing timeline on the history of the Guggenheim museum. Click the “next” button in the upper right corner to see all of the images.
  • on Nov 30, 2009 in Interior Design
    I could totally see myself with these Paper Geek Magnets. That is, if I had a magnet board.
  • Emigre
    on Nov 29, 2009 in Graphic Design
    Two essays by Rudy VanderLans, published in Emigre No. 69. Eye magazine publishes the article, “Cult of the Ugly,” by Steven Heller. It criticizes the kind of designs we often publish in Emigre. This time it’s not just the work its...
  • Card Catalogs
    on Nov 27, 2009 in Graphic Design
    I am incredibly fond of these address files, designed as wooden card catalogs. Made by lovelydesign, these files have unique patterns and colors for each address card. Even though I would never use it, these address files speak to my obsession with a...
  • Industrial Chandelier
    on Nov 27, 2009 in Interior Design
    I love this striking industrial chandelier. Though it is outrageously expensive, I like the simplicity of its design. However, I’m not sure how much light it would provide.
  • on Nov 27, 2009 in Graphic Design Typography
    I am really into this new typeface—NeubauLaden—distributed by Font Shop. It reminds me of Scandinavia or Bauhaus type.
  • YeeHaw Industries
    on Nov 27, 2009 in Graphic Design New York
    The letterpress studio, YeeHaw Industries, currently has an exhibit in the middle of Chelsea Market. I’m tempted to go see this show, if only to see the relationship between YeeHaw’s prints—rich with wood type and western/southern flair...
  • Sketchbook No. 4
    on Nov 27, 2009 in Graphic Design
    This sketchbook roughly chronicles my junior and senior years at Yale, but as I was quite negligent in updating my sketchbook regularly, it contains scraps from years prior.
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