The design firm headed by Ivan Chermayeff, Tom Geismar, and Sagi Haviv specializing in visual identity and brand design, art in architecture, motion graphics and exhibit design. Responsible for hundreds of the most famous trademarks in the world such as Mobil Oil, Chase bank, PBS, Viacom, Showtime, National Geographic, NBC, Barneys New York, Univision, Xerox, Cornell and Brown universities, Museum of Modern Art, and many more.
A Nation of Nations
Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.
A Nation of Nations was the Smithsonian's major exhibition to celebrate the country's bicentennial. Visitors moved along a raised pathway that allowed for large exhibits without elaborate casework. Iconic rooms were recreated, while other exhibits were more symbolic. A collection of neon restaurant and food signs succinctly conveys the hybrid nature of much of our cuisine, while a flag of campaign buttons suggests the diversity of our