Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand | Audio

The Observatory: Words, Pictures, Sounds

On this episode, Jessica Helfand and Michael Bierut look ahead to Design Observer’s What Design Sounds Like, a one-day symposium in New York on February 21st, and to Everything Is Design: The Work of Paul Rand, an exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York that runs from February 25th to July 19th.

They also discuss the Thesis Book Project, a joint initiative of Design Observer and BlurbJessica talks about her thesis book, a 194-page investigation of the square. Here’s what her adviser had to say:

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Taposy Rabeya

Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand Jessica Helfand, a founding editor of Design Observer, is an award-winning graphic designer and writer. A former contributing editor and columnist for Print, Eye and Communications Arts magazine, she is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale and a recent laureate of the Art Director’s Hall of Fame. Jessica received both her BA and MFA from Yale University where she has taught since 1994. In 2013, she won the AIGA medal.

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