Wucius Wong and Interpreting The Visual Language

There are numerous ways of interpreting the visual language. Unlike the spoken or written language of which the grammatical laws are more of less established, the visual language has no obvious laws. Each design theorist may have a completely different set of discoveries. … We must not forget that the designer is a problem-solving person. […]

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Designer James Victore On Truth Telling

Q: You mentioned that a lot of people write and tell you how much they’ve been impacted by your work. What do you think touches people so profoundly? A: I don’t know. I got a message from someone this morning telling me he liked the way I told the truth. Q: How do you think […]

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Peter Saville on Pop Culture

Pop culture used to be like LSD – different, eye-opening and reasonably dangerous. It’s now like crack – isolating, wasteful and with no redeeming qualities whatsoever. —Peter Saville

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Design is the foundation of all the arts.

Art is an idea that has found its perfect visual expression. And design is the vehicle by which this expression is made possible. Art is a noun, and design is a noun and also a verb. Art is a product and design is a process. Design is the foundation of all the arts. — Paul […]

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Everyone makes design decisions

Questions about whether design is necessary or affordable are quite beside the point: design is inevitable. The alternative to good design is bad design, not no design at all. Everyone makes design decisions all the time without realizing it—like Moliere’s M. Jourdain who discovered he had been speaking prose all his life—and good design is […]

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