March 25, 2010

MoMA | @ at MoMA

MoMA’s Department of Architecture and Design has acquired the @ symbol. How do you feel about the fact that the Museum of Modern Art acquired the @ symbol for their collection.
They the reason why they choose the symbol
"Tomlinson performed a powerful act of design that not only forever changed the @ sign’s significance and function, but which also has become an important part of our identity in relationship and communication with others. His (unintended) role as a designer must be acknowledged and celebrated by the one collection—MoMA’s—that has always celebrated elegance, economy, intellectual transparency, and a sense of the possible future directions that are embedded in the arts of our time, the essence of modern."

Read more at the MoMa blog!

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