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Poster, domus, The Architectural League Certificate of Excellence, ca. 1984

This is a Poster. It was designed by Dan Friedman and made for (as the client) domus. It is dated ca. 1984 and we acquired it in 1997. Its medium is offset lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Ken Friedman. It is credited Gift of Ken Friedman.

Its dimensions are

71.2 x 48.3 cm (28 1/16 in. x 19 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, bottom center, within red square: The Architectural League / Certificate of Excellence / Founded in 1928, Domus with its 56 years of / uninterrupted activity is an idea observatory of / half a century of information in architecture, art / and design. The Architectural League salutes / the publisher Gianni Mazzocchi for enlightened / support of such an internationally recognized / publication, the managing editor Alessandro / Mendini for the refreshing input given to such a / deeply rooted search for excellence in these / controversial times, and to the editorial staff for / the everyday, painstaking work that makes this unbroken continuity possible.

Cite this object as

Poster, domus, The Architectural League Certificate of Excellence, ca. 1984; Designed by Dan Friedman (American, 1945–1995); USA; offset lithograph on paper; 71.2 x 48.3 cm (28 1/16 in. x 19 in.); Gift of Ken Friedman; 1997-19-429

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