Lella Vignelli

Recent articles about Lella Vignelli

Gender and amnesia

Issue 97, Autumn 2018


Women Design features the work of 25 female designers and architects from the…

Advice from a mentor you may never meet

Issue 94, Summer 2017


The ethos behind the Hall of Femmes series is to pass down stories, advice and experiences to a…

Recalling the Vignelli experience

Issue 54, Winter 2004


‘In the early 1950s,’ begins Massimo Vignelli in the first chapter of this visual…

The Vignellis: a thoroughly Modernist marriage

Issue 60, Summer 2006


Lella and Massimo Vignelli talk to Eye’s
John L. Walters and Simon Esterson

A grid for all occasions

Issue 2, Winter 1990


Lella and Massimo Vignelli design by the grid, but they also live and work by the…

Recent blog posts by Lella Vignelli

Mission America

3 March 2015

New York was Lella and Massimo Vignelli’s kind of town. They were New York’s kind of designers. A profile from the 1980s by Rick Poynor
Entering the New York offices of Massimo and Lella Vignelli is like crossing the threshold of a church, writes Rick Poynor.

Giants of the visual imagination

29 October 2012

While others struggle with ‘personal expression’, the Vignellis prove that a simple approach and focus makes great design, writes Quentin Newark.
   Quentin Newark writes:   As I was designing the catalogue for the Tate Modern exhibition ‘Albers and Moholy-Nagy’ (2006), a book hefty with designs for adverts, glass paintings, books, chairs, exhibitions, logos, films and colour studies, I thought: we don’t make them like that any more. Creative minds that can flit between disciplines without inhibition.