10 October 2008
Q&A with Giampietro+Smith
‘Teaching history as a set of facts is only half the story’
More questions and answers about design history. Read our Eye 68 Q&A with Giampietro+Smith on the Eye site.
Above: spread from 'Topic 10: Games', 2006, uses a signpainter's font (Challenge extra bold) against a more rigid grid system to 'play the vernacular off the modern.' Photograph from the collection of ping-pong legend Marty Reisman. Design: Giampietro+Smith.
For more information about Giampietro+Smith see the site www.studio-gs.com.
Rob Giampietro has since left the practice; you can follow his progress at linedandunlined.com.
Eye site: eyemagazine.com