Things I Have Learned In My Life So Far by Stefan SagmeisterThis book began as a list designer Stefan Sagmeister made in his diary under the title Things I have learned in my life so far, which includes statements such as Worrying solves nothing and Trying to look good limits my life. The list reveals something that is profoundly true: Although human beings have been pursuing happiness for countless generations, it is not so easily achieved. And we need constant reminders to keep us on the right path.
With the support of his clients, Sagmeister transformed these sentences into typographic works, from billboards in France to sign-toting inflatable monkeys on the streets of Scotland. Accompanied by essays from design historian Steven Heller, Guggenheim chief curator Nancy Spector, and UK psychologist Daniel Nettle, as well as Sagmeisters own words, the series is revealed as a complex blend of personal revelation, art, and design--an eclectic mix of visual audacity and sound advice.
This book consists of 15 unbound signatures in a laser-cut slipcase. Shuffling the sequence of the signatures will produce 15 different covers.
Things I Have Learned In My Life So Far by Stefan Sagmeister
In , Stefan Sagmeister published Things I have learned in my life so far , a book born from a running list he keeps in his diary. With the support of his clients, Sagmeister began transforming these personal maxims into typographic artworks, which appeared on billboards, in magazines, and in public spaces all over the world. The result is an intriguing blend of personal revelation, visual audacity, and examination of the pursuit of happiness. The book retains its unique packaging, now with 18 unbound signatures gathered into a laser-cut slipcase. Stefan Sagmeister is one of the most influential graphic designers working today. He lives in New York.
Astonishingly, Stefan Sagmeister has only learned twenty or so things in his life so far. But he did manage to publish these personal maxims all over the world, in spaces normally occupies by advertisements and promotions: as billboards, projections, light-boxes, magazine spreads, annual report covers, fashion brochures, and, recently, as giant inflatable monkeys. In this presentation Sagmeister throws his diary, a lot of design, and a little art together with a pinch of psychology and a dash of happiness into a blender and pushes the button. It tastes surprisingly yummy. International Design Talks Menu.
The projects in this book began as a list Stefan Sagmeister found in his diary under the title 'Things I have learned in my life so far'. Given an incredible amount of freedom by some of his clients, he began transforming these 21 aphorisms into typographic works; they have since appeared as French and Portuguese billboards, a Japanese annual report, on German television, in an Austrian magazine, as a New York direct mailer and as an American poster campaign. Taken together, the collection is part design project, part work of art, part examination of the pursuit of happiness. The paperback. Given an incredible amount of freedom by some of his clients. Convert currency. Add to Basket.
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Stefan Sagmeister: Things I Have Learned in My Life So Far