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.
Back in January I had the honour to go to a very special event: FHK Henrion (1914-90): A centenary celebration…
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.
Design for Social Change has been buzzing around for many years now. The rewards of actually being involved to make…
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.”
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.