Archive For The “Master Designers” Category

{MONDAYS WITH THE MASTERS}

By | February 6, 2012

                              IMAGE SOURCE: The Rock Poster Society WES WILSON I love poster design. I think, quite honestly, it is because it is such a challenge. For a while I thought my heart belonged to direct mail and I still think of […]

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{VISION, FIRE & CREATIVITY}

By | October 6, 2011

IMAGE CREDIT: GAWKER I let out an audible gasp last night that had my entire family run into my new office (I’ll post pictures soon) in a panic. “What happened? What’s wrong?!” I was inexplicably crushed. Steve Jobs has died and I don’t think that I realized fully how much time we have spent together […]

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{MONDAYS WITH THE MASTERS}

By | July 18, 2011

Tibor Kalman It’s been a while, no? I’ve been a little busy on the ol’ thesis. There are good days and bad. Like all design, it is a journey. One frustrating, teary day, I whined to my husband that I have no business discussing the topic of education when its not even what I am […]

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{MONDAYS WITH THE MASTERS}

By | May 23, 2011

                              {IMAGE SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF IOWA} STEFAN SAGMEISTER My love/hate relationship with Sagmeister continues. At times, I find his work sinister, at other times I find it pandering and sensationalistic, but always (and this is where the love comes in), I […]

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{MONDAYS WITH THE MASTERS}

By | May 16, 2011

{IMAGE SOURCE: FLICKR} ALAN FLETCHER “Design is not a thing you do. It’s a way of life.” My go to book when I hit a design wall is The Art of Looking Sideways by Alan Fletcher. Like so many of the designers before him in this blog, I was aware of Alan Fletcher without being […]

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{MONDAYS WITH THE MASTERS}

By | May 9, 2011

                          {IMAGE SOURCE: AIGA} Fred Woodward After you are comfortable in your career, you start to think: what brought me to this place? I wonder who are the unwitting architects of my career path? When I was younger, I remember being fascinated by […]

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{MONDAYS WITH THE MASTERS}

By | April 18, 2011

{IMAGE SOURCE:PAPER MAGAZINE} ED FELLA Do you know Ed Fella? I didn’t either until I came to SCAD and then he became vitally important one chilly October day. We had to blindly make art by hand (BY. HAND.) when we opened a random Ed Fella quote. Go ahead, look up some of the craziness he […]

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{MONDAYS WITH THE MASTERS}

By | April 11, 2011

{IMAGE SOURCE: CHRONOGRAM MAGAZINE} Milton Glaser. wow. Much like the demise of print was predicted by David Carson when the internet began to take hold of our collective conscious, the illustration’s demise was predicted in the 1950s as the photograph expanded its repertoire and images were more nuanced and valued. Fulbright scholar, Milton Glaser would […]

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{MASTER CLASS MONDAY}

By | April 4, 2011

The amazing Paul Rand. If the word “master” has any meaning in the graphic arts and if the term legendary can be applied with accuracy to the career of any designer, it can certainly be applied to Paul Rand (1914-1996). Paul Rand was an American graphic designer best known for his corporate logo designs. Visit […]

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{MASTER CLASS MONDAY}

By | March 28, 2011

{IMAGE SOURCE: TRULY AMAZING WOMEN} Luba Lukova Luba Lukova is an internationally recognized artist and designer who is regarded as one of the most distinctive image-makers of the world today. Her work has won nearly every award that can be bestowed upon an illustrator, although she prefers the terminology artist. Frequently using metaphors and symbols […]

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