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EPA Graphic Standards System Reissue

Following a third successful Kickstarter campaign, Standards Manual partnered with Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv and AIGA to reissue of the 1977 EPA Graphic Standards System as a hardcover book. It features high-resolution scans of the original manual, and 48 pages of photographs from the EPA-commissioned Documerica project (1970–1977).

Designed by Order and published under our imprint, Standards Manual.


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Steff Geissbühler, a partner at Chermayeff & Geismar from 1975–2005, was responsible for designing the identity program.

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The book includes photographs from the EPA-commissioned Documerica Project (1970–1977), which consisted of over 15,000 images shot around the country. Notables photographers include Charles O’Rear, Art Hanson, Deborah Parks, among many others.

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