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The Profile of Post Typography

You have a variety of work, and have had continuing engagements with several clients… do any projects stand out as favorites? We’ve been doing regular illustrations for The New York Times (mainly the Book Review, but other sections as well). These projects often illustrate an essay or article with a more abstract intellectual theme or relate […]

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The Profile of Steven Harrington

[kml_flashembed movie=”/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/0011.swf” width=”479″ height=”404″/] Tell us a bit about your background, and the disciplines and media your work comprises. Like most kids, I started drawing and painting around the age of four or five. I can remember building and painting clay dinosaur sculptures in the 2nd grade with my classmates; handprint paintings were one of my […]

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The Profile of Yokoland

[kml_flashembed movie=”/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/0010b.swf” width=”480″ height=”480″/] Did you have any reservations about publishing the monograph so early in your careers? What did you learn during the process of putting it together? We didn’t have many reservations about making the book. Who wouldn’t like to make a whole book about your own work? And when the publisher basically gave […]

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The Profile of John Maeda

In a previous publication you stated: “Amidst the attention given to the sciences as how they can lead to the cure of all diseases and daily problems of mankind, I believe that the biggest breakthrough will be the realization that the arts, which are conventionally considered ‘useless,’ will be recognized as the whole reason why we […]

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The Profile of Nico Stumpo

We haven’t talked to you in awhile, so we are really curious, what are you working on these days? Where are you based now? I have been living in Amsterdam for 3 years now. After living 4 years in Milan I decided that it was time to move. An advertising agency called Wieden+Kennedy offered me a […]

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[kml_flashembed movie=”/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/0003_001.swf” width=”480″ height=”480″/] By now, hopefully you have heard of Roger Ballen. If not, you are in for a wonderful treat. Roger is a photographer from South Africa and has made a huge impact on all of us here. We feel that he is one of the most important photographers alive today. He mixes […]

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The Profile of Little Friends of Printmaking

How long have the two of you been working together? Did you both do posters before working with each other? We met in college in 1998 while we were both studying art. We were surreptitiously helping each other out with assignments almost immediately. We say this with some shame because this is obviously really looked down […]

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The Profile of Genevieve Gauckler

You state that you are not concerned about style. You have really developed a styled language that you use for your work in the past two or so years. Do you feel any pressure to do work within that style ever? Style doesn’t come first. When I start working on something, I don’t think ‘oh I […]

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The Profile of James Paterson

[kml_flashembed movie=”/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/jp.swf” width=”480″ height=”480″/] What are you working on? I was away for three months in New Zealand on an extended surfing – drawing trip and filled a couple of sketchbooks. I have been back for a couple of weeks so far and am just sifting through all of the new material and making stuff […]

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