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Michael Bierut – Designer as problem solver

Category : Branding, Graphic Design, Portfolio · No Comments · by Jul 26th, 2014

Here’s a great clip on renowned designer Michael Bierut at the 99% Behance conference. In this talk, Michael Bierut talks about his process for using graphic design to solve real world problems. Suggesting that he is “not a creative” he emphasizes five key points to consider when engaging in design work.

 

 

FHK Henrion – A centenary celebration, one of Britain’s best graphic designers

Category : Branding, Graphic Design, Legends · No Comments · by Mar 3rd, 2014
FHK Henrion – A centenary celebration, one of Britain’s best graphic designers

Back in January I had the honour to go to a very special event: FHK Henrion (1914-90): A centenary celebration…

Grids with Wim Crouwel

Category : Graphic Design, Legends · (2) Comments · by Feb 4th, 2014

You cannot mention grids without mentioning Wim Crouwel. His career spans six decades and covers an extraordinary journey from designer, teacher, curator to museum director. Crouwel had a fascination with grids and a systematical approach to design with post modernist principles. His work showed how his logical process filtered a subject down to its very essence, and achieves great impact and purpose in both exhibitions and print.

Below is a short clip of Wim Crouwel talking about some of his legendary work.

Dutch Profile: Wim Crouwel from Submarine Channel on Vimeo.

Design for Social Change

Category : Branding, Graphic Design, Non-Profit · No Comments · by Oct 2nd, 2013
Design for Social Change

Design for Social Change has been buzzing around for many years now. The rewards of actually being involved to make…

Massimo Vignelli OFFSET 2009

Category : Graphic Design, Legends · No Comments · by Oct 2nd, 2013

Massimo Vignelli talked at OFFSET 2009. As many designers know, he is one of the great pioneers of modernism in the postmodernist era. A firm believer of less is more, and structured grid systems.

“I like design to be semantically correct, syntactically consistent, and pragmatically understandable.
I like it to be visually powerful, intellectually elegant, and above all timeless.”
Massimo Vignelli

1991 interview with legendary graphic designer Paul Rand

Category : Graphic Design, Legends · No Comments · by Oct 1st, 2013

1991 interview with legendary graphic designer Paul Rand, creator of logos for IBM, ABC-TV, Westinghouse, UPS and hundreds more.

Regarded as gold dust from many designers, some great points to take home.

Design legend Saul Bass

Category : Graphic Design, Legends · No Comments · by Apr 23rd, 2013

Design legend Saul Bass on Making Money vs Quality Work.