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  1. 1. The chaotic mind of Stefan Sagmeister
  2. 2. Where it all began <ul><li>Born 1962 in Austria </li></ul><ul><li>At age 15 designs for Alphorn- Austrian Youth magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Begins studying graphic design at University of Applied Arts in Vienna </li></ul><ul><li>Wins Fullbright Scholarship to Pratt University in New York </li></ul><ul><li>M oves to Hong Kong working under Leo Burnett as a typographer </li></ul><ul><li>Convinces M&Co to sponsor his green card and give him a job </li></ul><ul><li>Opens own design shop and begins a career in music graphics… wins 4 grammys for album art </li></ul><ul><li>Invited to design posters for up coming AIGA lectures- adventures into uncharted territory with provocative humor (not always appreciated) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sagmeister’s first controversial design leaving his name fresh on the design scene HONG KONG 4A’s design award ceremony
  4. 4. Approved music… Design worthy H.P. Zinker and Rolling Stones
  5. 5. The notorious wagging tongues caused just that…
  6. 7. Sagmeister uses shock to captivate audiences
  7. 8. Fashion designer girlfriend Anni Kuan, experiences first hand Sagmeister’s experiemntal designs
  8. 9. Book 1
  9. 10. Book 2
  10. 11. matters
  11. 12. Ironic experimentation
  12. 13. Illusion, texture, deception
  13. 14. Hungry for design
  14. 15. The student as the master…