September / October 2003
Cover Image: Alexander Gelman photographed by Albert Watson
Graphis magazine Issue 347 contains the following stories: Gelman: the Miles Davis of Design, by Lanny Sommese; CLM-BBDO: Iconoclastic Creativity, by Olivia Buffi; LOT-EK: Industrial Bricolage, by Todd Alden; Brad Holland & Dugald Stermer, Part II: Dark to Light; and Le Quément: A Visionary for Renault, by Robert Cumberford.
11 The Mute Button By Véronique Vienne
12 IDN Pro2002: 10th Anniversary Reviewed By Ken Coupland
19 Jean Widmer
20 Gelman: the Miles Davis of Design By Lanny Sommese
Behind Design Machine--the fastest design studio in town--there's Gelman, author of the design concept of subtraction, and a savvy innovator with a voracious appetite for new challenges.
36 CLM-BBDO: Iconoclastic Creativity By Olivia Buffi
With an impertinent attitude and a touch of iconoclastic humor-initiated twenty years ago with the now famous Kookaï campaign-the French agency CLM-BBDO continues to torment advertising standards.
54 LOT-EK: Industrial Bricolage By Todd Alden
The Italian duo invents a new critical language and practice for an architecture based on a do-it-yourself philosophy. Jacks-of-all-trades, they re-tool and transcend industrial detritus into new purposes and functions.
70 Brad Holland & Dugald Stermer, Part II: "Dark to Light"
Renowed commentators and longtime friends Brad Holland and Dugald Stermer continue their exchange, discussing the importance of typography and the changing business of illustration.
92 Le Quément: A Visionary for Renault By Robert Cumberford
As Senior VP, Quality and Corporate Design, Patrick le Quément is the highest ranked designer in any car manufacturing company today. In less than 15 years, he has rebranded Renault into an innovative powerhouse.
105 Illustration Gallery
113 Graphis Books Catalog
Cover Alexander Gelman photographed by Albert Watson