Thursday, January 08, 2009

The complex grid

"Karl Gerstner designed this grid for his work on the CAPITAL magazine. This is actually a six-column grid with a four-column grid superimposed. Karl suggests that this grid requires considerable study, and a designer would have to spend a great deal of time working with it before he could make free use of it in a creative sense."

--- quite an insight and exciting to see how does a designer uses Mathematics to his advantage !

Tuesday, January 06, 2009

Design Guru Enzo Mari

Enzo Mari is perceived as 'the critical conscience of design', his work has contributed to the world-wide debate on the contemporary design profession. On the occasion of the city of turin's nomination as world design capital 2008, GAM museum dedicates an extensive retrospective show to the work of the italian master designer Enzo Mari....
Quite a revelation his words about computers and designers..

Monday, January 05, 2009


Here is another good movie by Gary Hustwit, "Objectified". Most of us might have seen "Helvetica" by now so do wait for this release also :)