Baseman Design Associates and its newly launched letterpress store BasePress might be having an exhibition at Penn State College, the place Artistic Director and Principal Frank Baseman studied graphic design as an undergraduate. The present, known as Rebus Quotes and Different Typographic Explorations, takes place September 22 – October 27, with a gallery discuss on Friday September 22.
The venture brings collectively two of Baseman’s favourite long-term pursuits: letterpress printing and rebuses, these phrases and pictures coming collectively to make a visible puzzle. In a playful method, Baseman has reinterpreted well-known quotes and phrases utilizing rebuses, and the entire quotes have been printed by hand with a classic letterpress. Additionally on show are a number of typographic explorations and extra tasks from Baseman’s three-decade-plus skilled observe. Baseman has been a recipient of the AIGA Philadelphia Fellows Award, a nationwide board member for the AIGA, and has been named one of many most influential designers of the period by GDUSA. He additionally serves as director of the Graphic Design Communication program at Jefferson (Philadelphia College + Thomas Jefferson College), and has lately launched a redesign web site for his design firm web site in addition to for his letterpress shop.