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Henry Steiner’s experience and reputation are international. Born in
Vienna and raised in New York, he was educated at Yale—where he studied
with Paul Rand—and at the Sorbonne.
Steiner&Co., founded in Hong Kong in 1964, is one of the world’s
leading branding design consultancies. The company’s scope is
comprehensive, encompassing corporate identity programs, corporate
literature, architectural graphics, book and magazine design and
banknotes. Clients include EF Education First, Hong Kong Jockey Club,
HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank and Ssangyong. He has created several
series of banknotes for Hong Kong as well as coins for the Singapore
A distinguished body of work has led to professional recognition: he
has been president of Alliance Graphique Internationale; a fellow of
AIGA, the Chartered Society of Designers and the Hong Kong Designers
Association; an honorary member of Design Austria; and a member of the
New York Art Directors Club. He has been named Hong Kong Designer of the
Year, a World Master by Japan’s Idea magazine, and is included
in Icograda’s Masters of the 20th Century. He was awarded the Golden
Decoration of Honor of the Republic of Austria for design achievement
and an honorary Doctorate by Hong Kong Baptist University. He is
honorary professor at the University of Hong Kong’s School of
Architecture and at Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s School of Design.
He is co-author of Cross-Cultural Design: Communicating in the
Global Marketplace (Thames & Hudson 1995). A monograph, Henry
Steiner: Designer’s Life, in Chinese, was published in 1999.
Ever wondered about the design process behind the Walker Art Center’s beautiful publications? Their design director shares a behind-the-scenes look at how his department conceived and executed the catalogue for “The Autoconstrucción Suites,” an exhibition by Mexican conceptual artist Abraham Cruzvillegas.
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"The Crisis of Credit Visualized" (2008), an animation designed by Jonathan Jarvis to explain the global economic crisis (and part of the AIGA Design Archives), has been featured on "Design and Violence," MoMA's experimental online curatorial project spearheaded by Paola Antonelli. Selected by the project curators, Jarvis' work is described by Gillian Tett of the Financial Times and intended as a prompt for public discussion on the site.
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information design, graphic design, animation
Is “one” really the loneliest number? Caplan relives his childhood at the 10th Annual Summer Design Institute.
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It is with great sorrow that we announce that William Drenttel, AIGA president 1994–1996, died on December 21, 2013, after a year-and-a-half struggle with brain cancer. He was 60 years old.
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AIGA Medal, AIGA Insight, AIGA news
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