100 graphic designers, 10 curators, 10 classics
A global up-to-the-minute overview of contemporary printed graphic design.
Conceived and edited by Phaidon Editors
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Following in the footsteps of cream and Fresh Cream, 10X10, BLINK. and Spoon, area is an up-to-the-minute, global overview of graphic design.
This image-filled book presents the work of 100 of the world's most innovative emerging graphic designers, showcasing work from such wide-ranging projects as corporate identity, poster design, book design, packaging, typography and CD cover design. The 100 designers were selected by a distinguished group of 10 curators from around the world, all highly established and influential figures in the field of graphic design. Each curator selected and wrote about 10 exciting talents whom they consider to have made a name for themselves on the international scene over the last five years. More than 1, 500 colour images illustrate the projects, accompanied by concise, illuminating texts by the curators.
Anthon Beeke is known as the ultimate provocateur and enfant terrible of Dutch graphic design. He was a partner of the legendary Amsterdam design firm Total Design before creating his own design agency in 1989, Studio Anthon Beeke. He is Chief Lecturer in the Department of People and Information at the Design Academy, Eindhoven.
Nick Bell is Director of UNA designers in London and Art Director of Eye magazine for which he has won numerous design awards. Bell has lectured widely in both the United States and Europe.
Ken Cato is Chairman of Cato Partners, established in Melbourne in 1970. Cato was President of AGI from 1997-2001, creating in 1991 AGIdeas, which has become the world's foremost student graphic design conference.
Shigeo Fukuda is one of the world's leading contemporary visual artists. With graphic design as his base, Fukuda is active in a variety of genres including sculpture and environmental and monumental design. He is Visiting Professor at the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, and Chairman of the Japan Graphic Designers Association.
Fernando Gutiérrez is a partner of the international design firm Pentagram and, since 2000, Creative Director of Colors magazine. He is Art Director of Matador magazine and frequently works for the daily newspaper El Pais, in addition to being Consultant Creative Director for the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid.
Werner Jerker, who founded the Ateliers du Nord in 1984, is a renowned Swiss graphic designer. He designed the acclaimed Pavilioin Signalschmerz for the Swiss Expo.02 and is Chair of the Visual Communications Department at the Hochschule fur Gestaltung, Kunst und Konservierung (HGKK), Bern.
Uwe Loesch is one of the world's most important poster designers, winning numerous awards throughout her 20-year career. Since 1990 a Professor of Communication Design at the University of Wuppertal, Loesch is an eminent teacher with great influence on recent generations of young designers.
Stefan Sagmeister formed Sagmeister Inc. in 1987, focusing on the music industry. His work has received four Grammy nominations and many international design awards. A frequent lecturer and participant in international design juries, he is a leading advocate of change in the design world.
Serge Serov is the foremost spokesperson of graphic design in Russia and Eastern Europe. He is Founding President of the Golden Bee Moscow International Biennale of Graphic Design and Head of the Graphic Design School at the College of Applied Arts in Moscow. He also works as an editor and curator of prominent graphic design exhibitions.
Omar Vulpinari is Head of the Department of Visual Communication Design at Fabrica in Treviso, Italy. He has been a consultant to the UN, Witness, Coca Cola, Nikon, Fuji, Porsche, The New Yorker and MTV among others.