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Before Paul Rand died in 1996, he asked the swiss designer Fred Troller to make a headstone for him that would transcend the usual clichés. This photograph was done by Fred's son in law, Dani Piderman. Dani was Sr Designer for Massimo Vignelli for many years.

from Logo Design Love

“Don't try to be original. Just try to be good.”

Don’t try to be original. Just try to be good. — PAUL RAND QUOTING LUDWIG MIES VAN DER ROHE


Social media have big debate plans

An unlikely triumvirate — Yahoo, AOL and YouTube — is working with the Commission on Presidential Debates to launch “The Voice Of,” depots on each service for people to watch the debates live and exchange views.

from Brain Pickings

Steve Jobs on Working with Legendary Designer Paul Rand

Steve Jobs talking about Paul Rand's ethos. "I asked him if he would come up with a few options, and he said, ‘No, I will solve your problem for you. And you will pay me.’"

Directed by Doug Evans, Founder and CEO of Juicero. Former CEO of Organic Avenue and Alan Pottasch of AMP Films. This was an interview that we did with Steve...