Sign Painters: The Movie

I have recently had the pleasure of attending a screening of the film Sign Painters. “The movie celebrates the hand-painted sign industry in America. This documentary explores a fascinating insight into a highly specialized underground trade, emphasising an appreciation for a balance between art and commerce.”

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Stefan Sagmeister

Obsessions make my life worse and my work better. Stefan Sagmeister

Stefan Sagmeister (born August 6, 1962 in Bregenz, Austria) is a New York-based graphic designer and lettering artist. Sagmeister co-founded a design firm called Sagmeister & Walsh Inc. with Jessica Walsh in New York City. He has designed album covers for Lou Reed, OK Go, The Rolling Stones, David Byrne, and Aerosmith. Photo by Ryan McGuire used under the Creative Commons (CC BY 4.0) license.

Graphic Design Annual 2014

All things considered, I may have a little bit of a magazine fetish. Especially magazines that cover design, fashion, architecture and science. I’m a fan of great layout, creative use of type and good quality paper.

With the current concerns about the environment I’ve moved more to digital magazines, now that there are excellent services such as ISSUU and Zinio. This means I can read a lot of different titles on my iPad mini. Digital magazines also save space and weight in your bags when you travel.

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