The annual two-day congress of the Alliance Graphique Internationale, AGI Open kicks-off on 18 August in São Paulo, Brazil. The Alliance Graphique Internationale, founded in Switzerland in 1954, is an association that brings together prominent graphic designers in the world to promote the profession. We dip into our archives for these interviews and talks with three graphic designers who will all be speaking at the event.
Karlssonwilker inc. is a design studio located in the heart of Manhattan, founded by Icelander Hjalti Karlsson and Jan Wilker from Germany. In this talk they share the story of how they started out.
Watch the full talk here.
The role of the designer is changing. Not only in producing fantastical forms... but also visualising the possibility of new industries, says Hara.
In this presentation Taku Satoh talks about designing the packaging for Japan’s most popular and recognisable chewing gum. He also talks about the anatomy of design and the information that is locked up in artefacts. Watch the talk here.
From the signage for a parking garage in New York to the logo for Microsoft’s Windows 8, Paula Scher talks about some of her recent work and how it is able to live in different spaces and mediums.