BOOKS: Pentagram's Partners Profiled

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New from Phaidon Press ( is the $59.95 hardcover Profile: Pentagram Design, billed as "the first Pentagram book to include the design firm's 'new guard,' partners Fernando Gutiérrez, D.J. Stout, Lisa Strausfeld, and Abbott Miller." The book is a profusely illustrated collection of essays on Pentagram's full complement of 19 partners, by authors, design critics, editors and other cultural figures. Contributors include novelists Kurt Andersen, Bruce Sterling, Louis Begley and The New Yorker architecture critic Paul Goldberger. Pentagram work seen here: Amnesty International and American Folk Art Museum posters by Woody Pirtle; a 2wice magazine cover by Abbott Miller; and a Skyscraper Museum poster by Michael Gericke. All images © Pentagram Design.
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