Friday, 9:00am
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.

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