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Poster, Architectural Education: Alternatives

This is a Poster. It was designed by Massimo Vignelli. It is dated 1982 and we acquired it in 2009. Its medium is offset lithograph on white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Vignelli’s influential information system employs horizontal grid lines as visual and structural elements.

This object was donated by Massimo Vignelli. It is credited Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli.

Its dimensions are

57.3 × 57.3 cm (22 9/16 × 22 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Imprinted in white ink, lower margin: Design: Vignelli Associates

Cite this object as

Poster, Architectural Education: Alternatives; Designed by Massimo Vignelli (Italian, active USA, 1931–2014); USA; offset lithograph on white wove paper; 57.3 × 57.3 cm (22 9/16 × 22 9/16 in.); Gift of Lella and Massimo Vignelli; 2009-42-7

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition How Posters Work.

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