Design stories and news we find interesting
In a televised interview with Paul Rand in 1991 the designer was asked, “What does the world need with graphic design, what does it do for us?
"When you grow up you tend to get told the world is the way it is and you're life is just to live your life inside the world. Try not to bash into the walls too much. Try to have a nice family, have fun, save a little money. That's a very limited life.
Life can be much broader once you discover one simple fact: Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use. Once you learn that, you'll never be the same again."
Canada’s design movement, born in the mid-20th century, helped transform the country from vast wild outpost to a thriving, unified nation.
The new documentary, Design Canada, is about just that transformation.
A New book of Massimo Vignelli’s New York subway diagram is re-told for younger readers about the impact of design, and more specifically how graphic design is integral to everyday life.
A good read for those who is now designing Saigon Subway's map (1st line)
Published by @themuseumofmodernart.
5 practical reasons to refresh your brand:
1. You aren’t getting enough attention.
2. You don’t stand out from the competitors.
3. Your company has changed.
4. Your message is inconsistent.
5. You want to attract new customers.
Fundamental design principles can help designers or clients to make your visual communication message clearer, can be applied to prints and website user-interface.
The legendary designer Milton Glaser has compiled a book of over 400 of his posters from the last six decades, at his age at 88. We feel that we've just started our job yesterday.
“Art and design are not the same thing,” says Milton Glaser, the American designer who has created nearly 500 posters and countless visual identities throughout his career. “I have a secret wish to go outside the realm of commerce and into the realm of art. How often I have succeeded is the judgement of history.”
The movie is a story that’s centered around the final days of Kodachrome film. You’ll be able to watch Kodachrome on Netflix starting on April 20th, 2018