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I Used to Be a Design Student: 50 Graphic Designers Then and Now

By Frank Philippin and Billy Kiosoglou

9 3/4 x 6 3/4 in; 256 pages pp;
Paperback
February 2013
ISBN 9781856698986
ISBN10 185669898X

SKU# 9781856698986

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Quick Overview

This book offers a rare chance to read what graphic
designers feel about their education and profession.
Fifty influential designers give the low-down about
their student days and their professional lives. A piece
of their college work is shown alongside an example
of current work. Each designer also offers a key piece
of advice and a warning, making this a must-read for
anyone embarking on a career in design.
I Used to Be a Design Student: 50 Graphic Designers Then and Now


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I Used to Be a Design Student: 50 Graphic Designers Then and Now

This book offers a rare chance to read what graphic designers feel about their education and profession. Fifty influential designers give the low-down about their student days and their professional lives. A piece of their college work is shown alongside an example of current work. Each designer also offers a key piece of advice and a warning, making this a must-read for anyone embarking on a career in design. Contributors include Stefan Sagmeister, James Goggin, Karlssonwilker, Studio Dumbar, Cornel Windlin, Daniel Eatock, Spin, Hyperkit, and Christian Küsters.

• Reveals what fifty well-known designers learned from their student years and what their professional lives are like today
• Provides an insight into the attitudes and working methods of individual practitioners
• A rare chance to see unpublished work by leading designers
• Each designer gives a key piece of advice based on his or her own experiences

 

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9 3/4 x 6 3/4 in; 256 pages pp;
Paperback
February 2013
ISBN 9781856698986
ISBN10 185669898X
Frank Philippin and Billy Kiosoglou met while studying graphic design and set up Brighten the Corners after graduating from the Royal College of Art, London, in 1999. They now have studios in London and Stuttgart. Frank is Professor of Graphic Design at Darmstadt University.