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The One and Only

We recently lost another industry giant: Celebrated graphic designer, typographer, and teacher Ed Benguiat passed away October 15 at age 92.

Ed was one of a kind. He’s responsible for designing the New York Times masthead, logotypes for both Ford and Esquire, and the Planet of the Apes typeface, not to mention countless other fonts and logotypes.

If you want to better understand the essence of Ed Benguiat—and graphic design in general—this video is well worth nine minutes of your day:



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