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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.
Can a religious icon be redesigned? In this reprise from a 1985 AIGA Journal Heller reports on how Rhode Island designer Malcolm Grear took the challenge and modernized the cross.
Section: Inspiration -
Voice, culture, social issues
I was raised to believe that an architect should be able to design everything from a spoon to a city. At the root this belief is a commitment to improve the design of everything that can be made—to make it better.
Section: Inspiration -
architecture, communication design, graphic design, critique
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Section: Why Design -
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Section: Tools and Resources
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