In this interview, originally published in the 20th issue of 3x3 Magazine, Mark Smith, a UK based Artist with a diverse background tells us his career path and his enviable position of being in constant demand for his thoughtful and striking work.
Originally published in the April 2013 issue of Novum World of Graphic Design Magazine by Herbert Lechner, romka’s initiator Joscha Bruckert tells us how this project came to life and why romka, a photgraphy magazine belongs on paper.
In this article originally published in the 19 issue of Design Magazine, Frida Larios recounts her journey to revive the visual language of the ancient Maya. Through her design work, Frida aspires to promote part of this ancient culture and the iconographic meanings, education and play, whether it is by instigating conceptual thinking through a child’s game, clothing or artworks, which to-date have been acquired by collectors around the world.
In this article originally published in Communication Arts Jan/Feb 2013 Issue, Paul Soulellis recounts his Weymouths project, an experiment in which he examines the potential of physical presence and face-to-face interactions during an age when technology reigns.
While Icograda was in Toronto celebrating the ADAA Finalists in November 2012, we had the pleasure of meeting internationally renowned designer Stefan Sagmeister, who presented at the ADAA Awards Ceremony. Sagmeister introduces his exhibition, The Happy Show, at the Design Exchange in Toronto, Canada, where it will be housed from 9 January 2013 until 3 March 2013.
Iridescent: Icograda Journal of Design Research has launched the first Issue of Volume 2 online. The issue is comprised of six papers by design scholars on themes exploring communication design education, sustainability and design, and communication design in public spaces.
The spirit of Ronald Shakespear's book, Revisitando los Sesenta, is captured in the opening quote of this little gem:
"It could be said that I am not a photographer. I am just a memory thief. I never thought these portraits were so valuable. For me they are evidence of unforgettable memories."
October 2012 brought with it the fruition of a partnership between The Graphic Design Association of Malaysia (wRega) and Icograda, the launch of a design conference - Rediscovery: Icograda Design Week in Sarawak 2012. With an interest in the advancement of design thinking and education that is aligned with that of Icograda, the non-profit, non-partisan organisation wRega was well positioned to host its first design conference.