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Chwast’s Quote: The Illustrated Words of Stefan Sagmeister

A notable quote from Stefan Sagmeister, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 127 in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out The Last Word, his illustrated column in Print magazine, available from MyDesignShop.com.

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Stefan Sagmeister on Art, Design and Happiness

Stefan Sagmeister returns to the HOW Design Live stage for the first time in more than a decade. Stefan talks with Debbie Millman about his years without clients, the difference between design and art, and happiness.

Interview with Stefan Sagmeister

DEBBIE MILLMAN: Many years ago, in one of our previous interviews, I asked you what kind of project you’d like to work on that you hadn’t yet had an opportunity to do. You said it would be the redesign of a global identity. You have now accomplished that with EDP. Was it everything you...

Some Uncomfortable Thoughts About Sagmeister & Walsh’s New Identity

Stefan Sagmeister has a thing for self-exposure. When he launched his firm 20 years ago, clients received a postcard of the designer wearing dress socks and nothing else. (A black bar kept him from running afoul of the Comstock Act.) It became his personal brand. Last May, when he changed the name of his studio...

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Curb Your Enthusiasm

Bathroom humor has long been a mainstay of American politics, and the latest in this tradition is a limited-edition doggie poop bag with a handsome portrait of the Donald by Robert Grossman.

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Things You Need to Know Before You Go to HOW Design Live

HOW Design Live is this week. Are you ready?! Pack your bags, charge up your smartphone, grab a fat notebook and a big stack of business cards. It’s showtime! Before you leave for HOW Design Live, here are 5 things you need to know: Pick up your conference badge and materials at the Georgia World...

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How Far Down is Underground?

"YES YES YES Alternative Press / 1966-1977 From Provo to Punk" is a massive volume based on a 2015 exhibition of posters.