Stefan Sagmeister is a bit of a god in the graphic design world. Born in Austria, and now based in NYC, he carved a name for himself working on album artwork for the likes of David Byrne, Lou Reed and the Rolling Stones. In 2005, Sagmeister’s Talking Heads box set artwork won him a Grammy.
His work is characterised by hand-rendered typography, and oftentimes elaborate setups that would require hundreds of hours of work. Sagmeister really broke the wave of computer-generated, minimalist, Swiss-influenced graphic design of the time and his style has permeated the advertising, music, fashion, graphic design and art sectors.…Continue Reading