Bob Gill

Bob Gill Lends a Hand

There are few things more rewarding to an art director than working with someone you respect, and in that sense, my tenure at Print has seen an abundance of rewards. In the February issue alone, I got to hang out at the Pencil Factory “art directing”—i.e., chatting up the many great, friendly designers and...

Rereading Bob Gill for the First Time

It is in no way hyperbolic to say that Bob Gill’s latest book, Bob Gill, So Far (Laurence King, $50), should be required reading in every design school. Additionally, it should have a place on all right-thinking designers’ bookshelves. In fact, the only argument against buying this work by one of America’s greatest graphic thinkers...

Bob Gill, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Bob Gill‘s ideas have triggered many a design and advertising campaign. They have also prodded many a design student. At 80 he has published Bob Gill, so far., a collection of work and notions designed to make people think about design. The title suggest his ability to transcend time and space. And his temerity...