The "Nouveau Salon des Cent" portfolio consists of a
hundred posters created by one hundred of the best graphic designers
time, from 24 different countries including China, Japan, Mexico,
Brazil, Zimbabwe, the United-States and most of the European countries,
as a tribute to Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, for the Centenary of
death, 1901-2001. Initiated by the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum Partners'
Club. In cooperation with the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum of Albi.
printing was limited to only 380. The posters have been exhibited
in major museums and galleries around the world.
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The Designer - Ivan Chermayeff
as a designer, painter and illustrator has been exhibited throughout
the United States, Europe, the Soviet Union and Japan. A member
of the Industrial Designers Society of America and the Alliance
Graphique Internationale. Mr. Chermayeff is a Benjamin Franklin
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and has served as Andrew Carnegie
Visiting Professor of Art at Cooper Union, and as Visiting Professor
at the Kansas City Art Institute. In 1973 he was co-chairman of
the First Federal Design Assembly sponsored by the National Endowment
for the Arts and Humanities. He is the author of Observations on
American Architecture (Viking Press, 1972) and Ellis Island (MacMillen,
Mr. Chermayeff's work has received numerous awards from the Type
Directors Club, the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the Society
of Illustrators, and the Art Directors Club of New York. In 1967
the American Institute of Architects honoured him with its Industrial
Art Medal, and in 1971 the Philadelphia College of Art awarded
him the Gold Medal. In 1974 the Fifth Avenue Association gave him
a special award for his contributions to the visual environment
of New York City. In 1979 Ivan Chermayeff and Thomas Geismar received
the Gold Medal of the American Institute of Graphic Arts.
In 1981 Mr. Chermayeff received the President's Fellow Award from
the Rhode Island School of Design and received an honorary Doctor
of Laws from the Portland School of Art. Mr. Chermayeff was named
to the New York Art Directors Club Hall of Fame in 1982. In 1985
Ivan Chermayeff and Thomas Geismar both received the Yale Arts
Award Medal. In 1991, Mr. Chermayeff received a Doctorate in Fine
Arts (Honorary) from both the Corcoran Museum of Art (Washington,
D.CJ and The University of the Arts (Philadelphia). Mr. Chermayeff
has received the title Royal Designer for Industry of the Royal
Society of Arts and Commerce (RDI Hon) in recognition of his achievements
in graphic design.
Mr. Chermayeff is a past president of the American Institute of
Graphic Arts and former vice president of the Yale Arts Association.
He was a member of both the Yale Committee on Art and Architecture
and the Harvard University Board of Overseers Committee on Visual
and Environmental Studies. In addition, he was a trustee for the
Museum of Modern Art in New York for 20 years and has been a member
of the Board of Directors of the International Design Conference
in Aspen since 1967. In 1990, Ivan and Jane Clark Chermayeff co-chaired
the 40th International Design Conference in Aspen on the subject
of children. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of New School
University and the Board of Governors of Parsons School of Design,
and has been a National Trustee of the Smithsonian Institution.
He is a past president and past vice president of the American
Institute of Graphic Arts.
Ivan Chermayeff studied at Harvard University, the Institute
of Design (IIT) in Chicago, and graduated from Yale university,
of Art and Architecture.