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Colin Forbes, a ‘Designer’s Designer,’ Is Dead at 94

Colin Forbes, a graphic designer who had a hand in countless logos, book covers and interior spaces, but whose most enduring work may have been, essentially, designing a design organization, Pentagram, which grew from its founding in the early 1970s to have worldwide influence, died on Sunday at his home in Westfield, N.C., near the border with Virginia. He was 94. Read the full NY Times recognition here: