Massimo Vignelli

Recent articles about Massimo Vignelli

Glorious transit

Issue 85, Spring 2013

Review

Let’s face it, graphic design is short of real drama. There are no good…

Reputations: Massimo Vignelli

Issue 83, 2012

Feature

‘I was always seeking to affect the lives of millions of people – not through politics or…

Recalling the Vignelli experience [EXTRACT]

Issue 54, Winter 2004

Review

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

Mining the graphic mother-lode

Opinion

Rochester Institute of Technology opens its American design archive to the online world

The Vignellis: a thoroughly Modernist marriage

Issue 60, Summer 2006

Opinion

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

Recent blog posts by Massimo Vignelli

Noted #48

21 January 2013

Illustration, music, life and death.
Here are a few links to exhibitions, illustrations and events that caught our attention in recent weeks.

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.