Studio Culture: How to Start, Run and Manage a Graphic Design Studio

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It's a rare graphic designer who hasn't contemplated setting up his or her own studio. It's part of a designer's DNA to want to own and run a studio. Many do, while others spend a lifetime wondering if they should. But where does the ambitious designer go for advice and guidance?

Who better than the founders of some of the best design studios in the world?

Tony Brook and Adrian Shaughnessy conduct penetrating interviews with a group of ...

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Overview

It's a rare graphic designer who hasn't contemplated setting up his or her own studio. It's part of a designer's DNA to want to own and run a studio. Many do, while others spend a lifetime wondering if they should. But where does the ambitious designer go for advice and guidance?

Who better than the founders of some of the best design studios in the world?

Tony Brook and Adrian Shaughnessy conduct penetrating interviews with a group of visionary graphic designers who have formed and run landmark international design studios. In a series of candid and revealing interviews, manyof the leading figures in contemporary graphic design reveal the secrets behind creating a vibrant studio culture.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780956207104
  • Publisher: King, Laurence Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/4/2009
  • Pages: 316
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Adrian Shaughnessy co-founded the design studio Intro. In 2003 he left to pursue a career as an independent art director and writer. He has written, edited and designed numerous books including How to be a Graphic Designer Without Losing Your Soul. He writes for all the leading design magazines, and is a contributor to Design Observer, the world's most widely read design blog. He is editor of Varoom magazine and hosts a radio show called Graphic Design on the Radio. He is a frequent lecturer and has been interviewed on radio and TV.

Tony Brook is a highly respected graphic designer. He is creative director and founder of design company Spin, the innovative multidisciplinary London studio. Brook has won countless awards, and has designed numerous books and publications. He has designed, edited and published the successful Spin series of publications. He is president of the UK chapter of AGI, and is a recognized collector of graphic design artifacts. He lectures extensively around the world.

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