Stefan Sagmeister

Recent articles about Stefan Sagmeister

Giant monkeys in Sagmeister’s soul

Issue 83, Summer 2012


Philadelphia ICA, never an institution to shy away from re-contextualising…

Nameless thing

Issue 57, Autumn 2005


Tokyo’s TDC rewards work that transcends means, intention, content, context – and just ‘is’…

A place in the sun

Issue 65, Autumn 2007


An Art Deco warehouse in Miami Beach throws unexpected light on the dark arts of design

Conference madness

Issue 49, Autumn 2003


It’s a messy hybrid of live chat show, summer camp, theatre and rock’n’roll

Another self-indulgent design monograph

Issue 41, Autumn 2001


A wall of Stefan Sagmeister’s work / live apartment in New York bears the…

A glimpse of graphic hell

Issue 53, Autumn 2004


Whatever ideological stance they take, designers must at least believe in design

Recent blog posts by Stefan Sagmeister

Five strategies tabled in Eindhoven

27 October 2014

Van Abbemuseum throws new light on Jan van Toorn’s critical design practice
Homage exhibitions are inherently celebratory, writes Francisco Laranjo. However ‘Staging the Message: The Open Work of Jan van Toorn’, now at the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, the Netherlands until 18 Jan 2015, offers a critical challenge to that tradition.

Collaboratively speaking

14 October 2013

A report from day two of the AGI Open conference at London’s Barbican.
Day two of AGI Open kicked off with insights and wisdom about ‘collaborative practice’, write Pam Bowman and Matt Edgar.

Chat show

11 October 2013

Pam Bowman and Matt Edgar report from day one of the AGI Open conference in London, where the theme was ‘dialogue’
London’s AGI Open set out to shun the standard conference show-and-tell format, and to bring ‘dialogue’ to the stage, write Pam Bowman and Matt Edgar.

Gumballs in Philadelphia

15 April 2012

Joan K. Smith reviews The Happy Show’s mix of art, design and science
So I didn’t eat one of the chocolates, or chew one of the happiness-rated yellow gumballs, writes Joan K. Smith. I most certainly didn’t ‘Do a booty dance in front of the spider web’ as my wall-dispensed card advised (below).