Saturday, March 25, 2006

Martti Mykkänen

Born in 1926 in Finland, the godfather of constructivist graphic design.

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Martti Mykkänen




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Martti Mykkänen



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Martti Mykkänen




Most images here come from the book 'Martti Mykkänen Graafista Muotoila" written and published by Ulla Aartomaa. All images © copyright 2006 Martti Mykkänen. All rights reserved, Do not copy without permission from copyright owner.
Published here for scholarly review.

19 comments:

Oscar Grillo said...

QUE LO PARIO!!!!!De donde sacas estas cosas!!!!Extraordinario!

Rafael said...

very good references! th for posting them!

Process Junkie said...

Oscar: Eso mismo te iba a preguntar yo cuando me invitaste al museo aquel , a ese que llamas 'Oscartoons" :)

Rafael: My pleasure, Rafa.

Buen blog que has empezado, hombre!

dibumac said...

He encontrado tu blog ayer mismo.... Buf ! Te juro que mirar todos los archivos ha sido agotador, pero a la vez también altamente satisfactorio. Entre lo buenos que son tus dibujos y lo geniales que son las referencias de tus ilustradores favoritos, casi me quedo sin dormir !
Gracias por tomarte tanto tiempo para dedicárselo a los demás !

Process Junkie said...

El arte es una cosa muy personal pero al mismo tiempo es de todos, como dicen por ahí: en compartir está el buen vivir. Gracias por tus amables comentarios.

Rebekit said...

Now this is real graphic design!!!! Shhiiiitt. Are you going to tell us how you came across such amazing design?

Oscar Grillo said...

He vuelto, no solo a regocijarme con los admirables trabajos de este gigante de la grafica sino tambien con los tuyos!
-Los de tu viejo blog son impresionantes!!

DaLe said...

ah man, another artist that im going to study a ton, all these great great great influences around, that only the interweb can bring. thanks so much for putting all these artists up here.

Chrissie A said...

Wow, beautiful work! Pure graphic brilliance...so impressive. Thanks for putting these up, Alberto--I can always count on your blog to inspire and/or delight and/or amuse!)

UrbanBarbarian said...

This guy is amazing! Thanks for posting these!

John Beatty said...

Great stuff!

It's still looking fresh today...that work really stands the test of time.

To me...that really makes it special. Good drawing, design and color will always be timeless.

FEDE said...

Gracias por el link. Impresionante trabajo el de Mykkänen, he quedado sorprendido.

...y felicitaciones por el blog, está excelente.

Anonymous said...

Nice to see a fellow countrymen's art here on this magnificient site. It's Finland, not Findland, though ;-)

Process Junkie said...

Yes, Martti is amazing!! sorry for the misspelling, corrected now. :)

Thanks for all the comments.

mauricio salmon said...

wow thoaw are amazinG!!

A. Riabovitchev said...

I work now for the Finnish company. I need ask them about this artist.
You blog is V E R Y nice!!!!!!!

pni said...

I don't know if you're interested, but here's a link to a finnsih blog about finnish book cover art and illustration. It's all in finnish, but the images are still quite cool :)

Suomen kuvittajat

william wray said...

Fucking Fins rocked Russia. Great, Great, Great!

Process Junkie said...

rzwnvkeSorry for the late reply, I've been away for a few days.

Riabovitchev Thank you, Sir, you have a great blog as well!

pni Excellent link!! thanks for the heads-up. That's the beauty of art, you don't need to learn finnish.

William Wray I had the feeling you might like this guy!