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Comments (10) Posted 08.11.10 | PERMALINK

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Michael Bierut on 86 Notebooks




In this talk by Michael Bierut at the 99 Percent Conference in 2009, he gives tips on design productivity and five separate lessons using drawings and notes from his 86 notebooks. He also touches on his dislike of neutered sprites and imparts nuggets of design wisdom such as: "The problem contains the solution," "Don't avoid the obvious," and "Indulge your obsessions."



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thanks for sharing...
deko web tasarım
08.14.10 at 10:40

Thanks for sharing this.
mia
08.14.10 at 11:54

This man is one neat graphic designer.
pat Taylor
08.15.10 at 01:03

Great Talk, Michael. I can really relate to your creative process!
Very encouraging & inspiring, thank you.
peteherb
08.16.10 at 09:07

You gotta love Michael Bierut. He is a one of a kind original.

My first experience observing Michael in person was his emceeing the Command X -Graphic Design Reality Show in Denver, sponsored by AIGA a few years back. He was tremendous.

Thanks Michael!
Swiss
08.16.10 at 09:23

Its really very great post.thanks for sharing the information.
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08.17.10 at 09:26

Clever, insightful and moving!
Laresa Tapia
08.18.10 at 09:55

Michael is definitely CREATIVE.

Recently, I was handed my images back with a "that's nice work for your clients, but what are you passionate about?"

My response (in my head, of course)
First, I am passionate about not ending a sentence in a preposition.

Then, I am passionate about helping my clients tell their stories with better images. Michael has reaffirmed my belief that that is my Passion....

amcknight.com
Alex
08.20.10 at 01:06

very heartening to watch this; thanks for posting it.
James Hicks
08.21.10 at 03:46

Man, I wanna be just like Mr. Bierut when I grow up. I applaud the work on the Libraries as well...
Derek R. Trimble
10.07.10 at 05:28



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ABOUT THE CREATOR

Michael Bierut studied graphic design at the University of Cincinnati, and has been a partner in the New York office of Pentagram since 1990. Michael is a Senior Critic in Graphic Design at the Yale School of Art.
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