If you are a big fan of Mad Men TV show, as I am, you would appreciate this infographics a lot. I did it for my agency’s blog as a tribute to the grand finale of the show, the last season of which premiered last Saturday. Millions of viewers are in great grief over its ending and so am I. This is why we decided to dedicate a series of blogs to this great American TV show about the advertising industry of the 60s. To see the infographic at its full size and read more about it, click here.
There are certain powerful quotes that are worth to illustrate via animation and this one is one of them:
“Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.” – John Ray.
If you can design one thing, you can design everything. – Massimo Vignelli
Massimo Vignelli lives by his famous mantra. He is a packaging designer, a furniture designer, a graphic designer and so much more. Vignelli has designed the identity for American Airlines, and signage for the NYC Subway System and the DC Metro system. In 1971 Vignelli opened Vignelli Associates with his with and partner, Lella. Together they crated work for companies like Knoll, Benetton, Heller, IBM, Bloomingdales, Xerox, and the Guggenheim among others.
Couldn’t help myself!
I’m sure we have all suffered from designer’s block.
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Design should never say, “Look at me.” It should always say, “Look at this.”
– David Craib.