May 27, 2010
I have chosen my artistic inspiration for the 90’s issue. David Carson. Did you know he used to be a pro surfer? I also stumbled on this good article about magazine trends.
David Carson led the experimental/distressed trend, which came from Neville Brody in the 80’s (post-modernsim, destroying the grid etc). This became the mainstream, as everything ‘cool’ eventually does and when even GQ was doing this look, ‘design’ mags like wallpaper stripped everything back and went minimal (end of the 90’s-early 2000’s)
EDIT (31/5)-looks like he’s not so popular anymore...at least at type conferences
designers should sell, or package information for a specific purpose. if your not doing either, your an artist
people get art mixed up with
3d photo treatment/identity for a melbourne international jazz festival poster thing. just proving that i am doing some work. btw how badass does