Icelandic singer-songwriter Björk Guðmundsdóttir is an idol of quirky, avant-garde, electronic music, fashion, and visual representation. Björk is a grand influence for artists and designers alike, and uses graphic design to manifest her artistic vision. In every single album that Björk has released, she enters a new world; her visual world coincides with the realm […]
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Paul Van Haver, known by his stage name “Stromae”, is a Black Belgian prominent singer-songwriter, producer and entrepreneur. Besides the political and social messages behind his lyrics, Stromae is also a vehemently influential figure for the field of design and typography. His exceptionally artistic video clips, which embody bold colors and patterns, create visual manifestations […]
Actor and filmmaker Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin is considered one of the most prominent figures of the film industry of the 20th century, and one of the most renowned artists in the realm of silent film specifically. His most famous artistic persona was The Tramp, a bona fide derelict and one of the first portrayals […]
Michael Jackson as a design idol
When it comes to design, some performers also affect the aesthetic world, despite not coming from the field of graphic design. One of the most prominent artists to do so was musician Michael Jackson. His fashion sense and the aesthetic language of his albums were groundbreaking moments for the artistic world, his impact thus surpassing […]
The importance of Target’s store design and logo.
When discussing the power of design, it is crucial to reify the concept of graphic design and examine its impact on our everyday endeavors and interests. One store that exemplifies this effect is Target. The store design, embedded with bright lights and wide aisles, was inherited from its predecessor, Dayton’s Department Store. Dayton’s had the […]