Check out my latest post at AIGA and find out who influences icons (and future icons) like John Maeda, David Airey, George Lois, Jan Wilker, and Paula Scher.
You can help put Ladislav Sutnar’s iconic 1961 book Design in Action back in print with Kickstarter, organized by Designers & Books. “The book in which he laid out his graphic design principles — grounded in rationality, with a focus on type and a sharply edited palette — is Ladislav Sutnar: Visual Design in Action. Published in 1961 to accompany an exhibition of the same name, the book was was precisely designed by Sutnar himself and illustrated using his own work. The result was a publication that was not only rational but beautiful. ” Learn more about Sutnar in my post on Fast Company‘s Co.Design: 10 Lessons from History’s Greatest Graphic Designers.
Today, women make up around half of the graphic design profession. This wasn’t always the case. Read my guest post at GD USA profiling a few of the pioneers who challenged the status quo and paved the way for today’s female designers.