9-15 March 2015

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Michael Bierut – “I don’t like doing design for designers – I like problem-solving”

We caught up with Pentagram partner Michael Bierut at Design Indaba where he compered the conference and announced the publication of his first full book How To, which is a “behind the scenes” look at projects he has led and worked on. He says: “Aspiring graphic designers should be able to extract some general principles from it and frankly it’s a tribute to the books that inspired me when I was a student – Graphic Design by Milton Glaser and The Art of Advertising by George Lois.”

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Michael Graves dies aged 80

Graves, who designed the Alessi Stovetop Kettle, has died at his home in Princeton, New Jersey. Alberto Alessi hails him: “One of my most important maestros.”

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