British graffiti artist, political activist and film director of unverified identity, Banksy has long been a divisive artist, and Exit Through the Gift Shop is his magnum opus.
“To Inform & Delight” is a portrait of the man who created the world famous I Heart New York logo, Milton Glaser – a name that most graphic designers will recognize and revere.
Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture.
Short Films & Videos
A Graphic Designer for films, Annie Atkins’s design work work appears throughout “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and other movies.
Maurice Woods is a graphic designer and founder of the Inneract Project; Maurice talks about his transition from basketball to graphic design.
Though often overlooked, Graphic Design surrounds us: it is the signs we read, the products we buy, and the rooms we inhabit. Graphic designers find beauty within limitations…
Presentation video for the SXSW “Excellence in Title Design” competition screening in 2012, courtesy of Art of the Title.
Inge Druckrey’s short film about learning to look and visualize in order to design; emphasizes the importance of seeing before you start designing.
Law Alsobrook explains that Design is not just a vocation, but also a way of being; while mostly invisible, the hand of a designer is everywhere.
Dublin has a rich history of hand painted signs decorating the city. Although it is not as common today, the craft still continues.
Operating between 1919 and 1993, the Bauhaus art school deeply influenced the world of design.
The Artist Series
A conversation about Steve Heller, the chronicler of our design times and senior art director of the New York Times Book Review.
Inspirational and intriguing designer Stefan Sagmeister is recognized for his unorthodox, provocative designs that tweak the status quo and question the designer’s role in society.
AIGA Award-winning Graphic Designer Stefan Sagmeister presents in 2008 at the Deitch Gallery, NYC.
Pentagram was founded in 1972 on the premise of collaborative interdisciplinary designers working together in an independently owned firm of equals.
Paula Scher has led a career in design spanning three decades. She got her start in the 1970’s as an art director with an eclectic approach to typography.
Author, Creative Director, and founder of David Carson Design, his widely imitated aesthetic defined the so-called “grunge typography” era.
Brazilian artist Iran do Espirito Santos profiled in his stunning 2008 Sean Kelly Gallery show.
James Victore is a graphic artist, author and activist who is widely known for his impassioned views about design and his avant-garde workshops.
A conversation on joint efforts and creativity with Brian Eno & David Byrne who set the standard for forward looking music in the ’80s and ’90s.
If his career began and ended with “I [heart] N Y,” Milton Glaser would still be a legend. But over his multi-decade career, his body of work is sprinkled with similarly iconic images and logos.
Mark Romanek is an American filmmaker whose directing work includes feature films, television, commercials, and music videos.
Influential Conceptual artist Lawrence Weiner is known for his language-based sculpture and redefinition of the artist/viewer relationship.
An international figure in architecture and urban design, Daniel Libeskind is renowned for his ability to evoke cultural memory in buildings.
Gladwell explores the unexpected implications of research in the social sciences as an author, designer & illustrator.
Blank on Blank
Interview by Studs Terkel; the interview with Hunter S. Thompson occurred shortly after the release of Thompson’s book, Hell’s Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga. The book chronicles the almost two years Thompson spent in the mid-60s living and drinking with members of the Hell’s Angels motorcycle club, up and down the California coast.
This interview comes to us from the Studs Terkel Radio Archive. It originally aired on WFMT-FM in Chicago — the radio home of Studs Terkel for over 45 years.
Conversation recorded on October 22, 1989 and originally aired on the Public Radio Book Show. It comes to us courtesy of WAMC Northeast Public Radio and the New York State Writers Institute. Interview by Thomas Smith.
Andrew Romano and Ramin Setoodeh interviewed Sendak at his home in Connecticut in September 2009. Their original story ran in Newsweek. They made a digital recording of this previously unheard interview.