David carson, graphic designer

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David carson, graphic designer

  1. 1. DAVID CARSON<br />Lara Tanner<br />Digital Grid Systems<br />May 11, 2010<br />
  2. 2. GRAPHIC DESIGNER<br />…born in texas, raised in new york… majored in sociology… taught high school… ranked as 9th best surfer in the world in 1989… first design jobs were for surf and skateboard magazines… art direction at ray gun magazine brought him worldwide attention… deconstructive layouts featured distorted typefaces and fractured imagery… used dingbat font for article he deemed boring… called the “father of grunge”… advises “don’t mistake legibility for communication”…believes in the emotion of design<br />D<br />A<br />I<br />V<br />D<br />C<br />A<br />R<br />S<br />O<br />N<br />
  3. 3. CLIENTS<br />HONORS<br />American Airlines<br />American Express<br />AT&T<br />Atlanta Olympics Committee<br />British Airways<br />Budweiser<br />Chevy Camaro<br />CNN<br />Cuervo Gold <br />David Byrne<br />Fox TV<br />Giorgio Armani<br />Intel<br />Kodak<br />Levi Strauss Jeans<br />Lucent Technologies<br />Pepsi Cola<br />Magic Johnson Aids Foundation<br />Meg Ryan<br />Mercedes-Benz<br />Metropolis <br />MGM Studios <br />Microsoft<br />MTV Global<br />NBC<br />Newsweek<br />Nike<br />Nine Inch Nails<br />Nissan<br />Packard Bell<br />Princo<br />Quiksilver<br />Ray Ban<br />Sony<br />Spalding<br />Speak Magazine<br />Suzuki<br />Toyota<br />Warner Bros.<br />Xerox<br />Since 1989 David Carson has won more than 170 awards, including:<br /><ul><li>Best Overall Design, Society of Publication Designers in New York.
  4. 4. Cover of the Year, Society of Publication Designers in New York.
  5. 5. Award of Best Use of Photography in Graphic Design
  6. 6. Designer of the Year 1998, International Center of Photography
  7. 7. Designer of the Year 1999, International Center of Photography
  8. 8. Master of Typography, Graphics magazine (NY)
  9. 9. The most famous graphic designer on the planet, April 2004 - London Creative Review magazine (London)
  10. 10. 9 Addy awards for print and broadcast work, February 2006</li></li></ul><li>QUOTE<br />“If you think it’s HARDtoREADor TOO WEIRD, you’re probably not the audience,andTHAT’SFINE.”<br />– David Carson<br />
  11. 11. MAGAZINES<br />
  12. 12. MAGAZINES<br />
  13. 13. MAGAZINES<br />
  14. 14. MAGAZINES – RAY GUN<br />
  15. 15. MAGAZINES – RAY GUN<br />
  16. 16. MAGAZINES – RAY GUN<br />
  17. 17. MAGAZINES – RAY GUN<br />“Boring” article set entirely in Zapf Dingbats<br />
  18. 18. POSTERS<br />Aspen Design Conference<br />U of Cincinnati Lecture<br />
  19. 19. POSTERS<br />Workshop and lecture in Venice<br />Political symposium<br />
  20. 20. POSTERS<br />Barack Obama Presidential Campaign<br />
  21. 21. POSTERS<br />‘Helvetica’ the movie<br />
  22. 22. POSTERS<br />Atlantic Center for the Arts<br />Le Book conference<br />
  23. 23. ADVERTISING<br />Kodak<br />Ray Ban<br />
  24. 24. ADVERTISING<br />
  25. 25. ADVERTISING<br />Cougar Paper Company<br />Chevy Camaro<br />
  26. 26. ADVERTISING<br />Suicide Girls brochure<br />Samsung<br />
  27. 27. BRANDING AND LOGO DESIGN<br />
  28. 28. PRODUCT DESIGN<br />
  29. 29. BOOKS<br />
  30. 30. BOOKS<br />

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