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April 2013

mcqueen

Happy Earth Day 2013!

“There is no better designer than nature.”  ― Alexander McQueen

 

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glaser

 

There are three responses to a piece of design — yes, no, and WOW!

WOW is the one to aim for.

– Milton Glaser, named the Most Influential Graphic Designer of the Past 50 Years

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January/February 1974:

In one of the wildest, craziest, nuttiest sessions ever thrown at the Club, 10 greats in the field of communications tossed barbs and insults faster and funnier than the best of Don Rickles and Jack E. leonard combined, at honored guest and award-winning designer Herb Lubalin. Lubalin is only the first. For this new art form called the Roast — which is getting to be as rampant and American as the regular Friars Club sinners — the Club will next take on George Lois and Steve Frankfurt. Watch out!

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Pictured left to right: Bernie Zlotnick (Roast Chairman), Jerry Della Femina, Herb Lubalin, Ralph Ginzburg and George Lois
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rand

Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics.

Design is so simple, that’s why it is so complicated.

Paul Rand

 

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