Most of her childhood was spent in Poland in her middle-class Jewish family. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. “The cultured sensibility of Cipe Pineles.” Eye Magazine, Winter 2005, eyemagazine.com. Art Director Club. She accepted this offer, and thus began her creative editorial career (Scotford, p.29). I wanted to dig deeper into her life and her influences and how she got her start. Her Influence lives on through the precedent she set for career driven females, and art directors everywhere (Scotford, Cipe Pineles) . To illustrate my point, the contributions of Cipe Pineles went far beyond innovative ways to illustrate mass-market magazines. She was a powerful matriarch and leader of the family, giving Cipe and her siblings a great example to look up to (Scotford, p.20-21). She won less awards than her male-counterparts, and deserved many more than New York Art Directors Club Gold Medal (Scotford, It seems to me that history is relative to the perspective of the author. We are getting close to the end of the book and things are getting mixed up! Publisher Conde Nast, Leslie Nasts wife, happened to be attending the party. In Nast’s eyes, Glamour was to be a magazine for women who couldn’t afford fashion in Vogue magazine. I am glad I did not have enough fingers and toes to count women presented on the book, but being under 10% is still a slap on the face to the intellectual contributions of women on this field, and I wonder about the parameters used to be considered to be part of a history book, especially for the last 6 chapters. “Cipe Pineles.” American Institute of Graphic Arts – the professional association for design, aigi.org. She recovered, continued work with Glamour a couple months later, but quit because of conflicts with Aghas, and Nast’s recent replacements(Scotford, p.51). There Conde and Cipe met, and he was immediately impressed with her work in designing textiles and art. Upon her return, she continued to work with Agha and shortly thereafter, Glamour Magazine. Cipe was not the first female graphic designer in America, but she was the first one that began to receive the recognition that she deserved. A subjective history of graphic design (not necessarily the canon and certainly not in chronological order) by NCSU students for GD203 Graphic Design History course, Lester Beall- Posters for the Rural Electrification Administration, Who’s Who in Graphic Design- Lester Beall. Cipe Pineles also did work stylistic work for the Lincold Center, Parsons, and had a career in teaching at Parsons. See more ideas about history design, design, graphic design. She was also the coordinator of the educational and promotional material for the center while it was built. ( Log Out / Pineles was considered by many to be the perfect art director, affording the artists she worked with great freedom. Scotford, Martha. Contempora tackled everything from world fairs, ceramics, graphics, textiles, to coffeepots. She struggled to find work just being a woman, and also as an artist. MacDonald, Vici. MacDonald stated in their article in Eye Magazine that “Employers were reluctant to put her in the artists’ ‘bullpen’, where she might inhibit the crude jokes of the bulls.” Because of this sexism in Pineles world, it was only when she got with a small group of likeminded European designers who had immigrated to New York just like her, that she began to flourish. She is also credited with the innovation of using fine artists to illustrate mass-market publications. Icons of Graphic Design: Cipe Pineles. Cipe came with her mom and sisters to Brooklyn, New York shortly after Sam. This gave her partial autonomy to make decisions on layouts, art, and photographers/photography that would be implemented. Her goals in School were to become well liked by the people that she met, while learning art. Cipe Pineles (1908-1991) moved to New York from Vienna in 1923 with her family. As an example the use of The New Typography with current immigration in US and various women’s issues resonated in my mind. Shortly after that move, Cipes brother Sam, was the one who helped with the decision to get their family to America. Cipe also had two brothers Sam and Jack, who were older than she and her sisters. This gave her great exposure to many parts of design she hadn’t seen yet, but she didn’t get an easy break at Contempora. Cipe Pineles-Visual Reflexion; An Arranged Marriage Between Art and Technology- The Vison of György Kepes; Tethering among Futurist Visual Poems, Dadaist Visual Poems and Concrete Poetry; Thèophile-Alexandre Steinlen (1859-1923) Art Nouveau with a Social Realism Touch; Ink and printing-basic ingredients for food menus; Reflections on Typography She promoted other women while also creating some of the most unique covers by commissioning female illustrators, fine artists, and photographers in order to defiantly express refinement (“About Cipe”). I feel like her name is kind of forgotten by people (including myself), but her work – well, everyone knows it. In her childhood she developed artistic skills that sailed her through art school, eventually landing an assistantship with the great M.F. She is a well known designer and Art Director because of her ability to create wonderful magazine spreads and compelling graphics. Agha taught her to be playful with her work, and to be innovative through experimentation. (1) Pineles worked as an educator at Parson’s The New School for Design, where she taught until the mid-1980. They lived a typical Jewish life in Poland, expect that her father was diabetic and they had to spend a lot of time traveling to new places to get him treatments. She had to participate in grunt work in order to earn her keep. Agha, who oversaw the editing of Vogue, Vanity Fair, and House & Garden. “ADC Hall of Fame – Cipe Pineles Burtin.” The One Club for Creativity, 1975, adcglobal.org. Cipe Pineles lived from 1908-1991. http://www.typotheque.com/articles/women_graphic_designers, http://visualthinking.studiojunglecat.com/2011/07/03/theseus-paradox/, www.adcglobal.org/archive/hof/1975/?id=282, An Arranged Marriage Between Art and Technology- The Vison of György Kepes, Tethering among Futurist Visual Poems, Dadaist Visual Poems and Concrete Poetry, Thèophile-Alexandre Steinlen (1859-1923) Art Nouveau with a Social Realism Touch, Ink and printing-basic ingredients for food menus, Links to Collections of Illuminated Manuscripts, Initial thoughts about the book “Megg’s History of Graphic Design”, Áncora, La Nación, Costa Rica, 18 de Junio, 2017, http://www.typotheque.com/articles/women_graphic_designers, Theseus’ Paradox: A Visual Investigation of Image Differentiation. She is also credited with the innovation of using fine artists to illustrate mass-market pu… Her skill at Pratt only increased from high school, and she passionately excelled in the higher education environment. In her personal life, Pineles had married a fellow creative, William Golden, in 1942. She was the second of an eventual 3 daughters that were born. (Please notice other races are cited on the first chapters and then the influence of the Japanese Ukiyo-e and definitely in the last four chapters the mix is slightly better.). Some of them (both male and female) are repeated on two or more chapters, but I did not remove them. The count goes as follow: This gives a 9.7% of females listed as “key people and their Major Contributions.” for the official Study Guide presented for this book by the publisher. If Cipe would talk about getting married as means of support, Sam would rebuttal by saying, “marriage is not a full-time occupation. across the 20th century. Pineles was even confidently sent by Nast to Britain where she got to help with the Coronation spread in Vogue. Here she attended High School with a social and enthusiastic outlook on learning. Agha at Condé Nast in 1932, working on Vogue and Vanity Fair magazines. Since I am referring to the books, I found more consistent to use the “Study Guides” supplied by the publisher of our text book and to count female and male people listed as key contributors to each chapter. Did you ever hear of a doctor or a lawyer giving up his profession because he was getting married?” He also remarked that “marriage is not a substitute for having something to do in life.” (Scotford, p.24) Sams impression on Cipe continued to influence her decisions as she went to Pratt Institute in 1926 (“About Cipe”) , and further pursued a career as an artist and designer.