Ivan Chermayeff (1932–2017) was born in London and his family settled in United States in 1940. Chermayeff studied at Harvard, Yale and the Institute of Design in Chicago. Chermayeff worked for Alvin Lustig and CBS in New York, where he designed corporate identities, book covers and album covers for various clients. At Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv he developed corporate identity designs for clients such as Pan Am, Mobil Oil, Chase Manhattan Bank, NBC, PBS, Showtime and various others. A specimen of his typeface Hint may be seen here.