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Ten Graphic Design Paradoxes

In this age of information, graphic design has a very important role to play. It is the medium through which we perceive information. Hence, we find many materials regarding design and design thinking scattered around in the internet. I must say, design is one of the top topic which is always discussed in social networking sites like Twitter. And I myself, follow those discussions ardently. Artwork by Tea Design There is one site called designobserver where many designers express their thoughts on the design philosophy.   Adrian Shaughnessy is a graphic designer and writer based in London. In 1989 he co-founded the design company Intro. He has written this wonderful paradoxes about Graphic Design that people usually relate with. I will list the 10 points here, for full read click here . 01: There’s no such thing as bad clients: only bad designers. 02: The best way to learn how to become a better graphic designer is to become a client. 03: If we want to educate our cli

David Byrne: How architecture helped music evolve

This is a very interesting talk on how the vessel or the medium is the key of how the emotion takes its shape. David Byrne goes on to compare different music style and their venue and how they fit perfectly to each other. At the end, I could not help remembering  Marshall McLuhan's statement " The Medium is the Message ."