Tom Geismar is a founding partner of Chermayeff & Geismar and widely considered a pioneer of American graphic design. During the past four decades he has designed more than 100 corporate identity programs.
Mobil Oil Corporation logo, 1964
His designs for Xerox, Chase Manhattan Bank, PBS, National Geographic, Gemini Consulting, Univision, Rockefeller Center and, most notably, Mobil Oil have received worldwide acclaim.
Chase Bank logo, 1961
He has received all the major awards in the field, including one of the first Presidential Design Awards for helping to establish a national system of standardized transportation symbols.
National Geographic logo, 2002
Tom has kindly agreed to be interviewed for Logo Design Love readers. He has a wealth of experience within the design profession, and I know we can all learn something from him.
What would you ask Tom Geismar?
Leave your question(s) as a comment (or let me know via email) and I’ll pose them to Tom. It could be about pricing design, dealing with clients, a specific project, his design process, etc. The interview will be published here on Logo Design Love.
More about Tom Geismar
- The Chermayeff & Geismar studio website
- All about Chermayeff & Geismar
- Iconic logo designers
- AIGA Medalists: Ivan Chermayeff and Thomas Geismar