Monday, February 28, 2011

Mike svoboda

Stefan Sagmeister

"Over time i get used to
everything and start
taking it for granted"

Born 1962 in Bregenz, Austria
New York based designer, started Sagmeister inc. in 1993

Teaching in the graduate department of school in visual arts in New York. And publishing 2 books, Things i have learned in my life, and Made you look. Remaining small has been the key to retaining his integrity as a designer making ideas happen

" Design that needed guts from the creator still
carries the ghost of these guts in final execution"

Design album covers for groups such as Lou Reed, Ok Go, The Rolling Stones, David Byrne, Aerosmith, and Pat Metheny. Sagmeister goes on year long Sabbatical around every seven years. He does not take work from clients as tempting as it may get, even declining an offer designing a poster for Barack Obama

Lou Reed, The Number 23 movie cover

The Darwin chair comprised of more than 200 sheets of attached Tyvek prints. Each sheet can be torn off as it wears. Designed by Stefan for the Dutch company Droog.

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