02.23.17
Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand | Audio

Episode 51: Vintages


On this episode, Michael and Jessica discuss Behance’s 2017 Design Trends Guide for web design, logos, and typography.

Someone out there should go vow not to do a single thing that’s on this vast roundup of stuff… take a complete vow of poverty when it comes to indulging in all this stuff and see what’s left.

If you are so bold as to undertake this experiment, please let us know how it goes.

Also mentioned:
Blair Kamin, New Illinois license plate is busy and banal
A biography of George Nelson
George Nelson, How to See: Visual Adventures in a World God Never Made
Michael’s introduction to the 40th anniversary edition
William Saroyan and Arthur Rothstein, Look at Us; Let's see; here we are; look hard, speak soft; I see, you see, we all see; stop, look, listen; beholder's eye; don't look now, but isn't that you? (us? U.S.?)
Richard Avedon and James Baldwin, Nothing Personal
Video: Michael K. Williams Asks: Am I Typecast?
data visualizations by W.E.B. Du Bois for The Exhibit of American Negroes

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