Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand | Audio

Episode 73: Fire, Fury, Playtime

This year’s Golden Globe Awards ceremony saw celebrities wearing black to acknowledge the problem of sexual harassment in Hollywood and beyond. As Jessica watched on television,

I did find myself thinking, Michael, that you could never say that designers would wear black as a form of protest because designers only ever wear black.

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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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