“One of the objectives of the designer
who deals with type concerns readability.
Unfortunately, this function is often
overemphasized at the expense of style,
individuality, and the very
effectiveness of the message itself.” – Paul Rand
Lawrence King has produced two new books in a design series for the enjoyment and education of designers, illustrators and marketers worldwide. The Illustration Idea Book and The Typography Idea Book, yet again combine the genius of Steve Heller and Gail Anderson. With descriptive illustrations from dozens of international masters of design and illustration, including Alan Fletcher, John Cuneo, Milton Glaser, Christoph Neiman, Paula Scher, Neville Brody, Barry Blitt, A.M Cassandra, Saul Bass, Steven Doyle, Niklaus Troxler, Zuzanna Licko, Anita Kunz and dozens of other design legends.
March 16 – July 14, 2019
Wanxin Zhang: The Long Journey is the first museum solo presentation of Wanxin Zhang’s work in San Francisco. At The Museum of Craft and Design, this exhibition is a survey of Zhang’s ceramic sculpture from 2006 to 2017 and celebrates the artist’s signature style—a hybrid of California Funk influence and nods to Chinese history.
The American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) is holding its annual design conference in Pasadena from April 4-6, 2019. This will be the first time in years that the conference has come to Los Angeles. These three days present a prime opportunity for new designers to meet industry professionals, as well as discover new skills in the multifaceted design field.