Check out Lotta Nieminen’s portfolio to witness her mastery of crisp forms and striking color palettes.
When John Maeda became the President of the Rhode Island School of Design, he was asked if he was going to bring RISD into the future. “I’m going to bring the future back to RISD.” Echoing his belief that the goal of technology is to simplify our lives, not make them more complex, Maeda is a major thought leader in the field of digital design.
Working between his hometown of Barcelona and Brooklyn, Alex Trochut’s designs are known for taking the modern notion of minimalism and flipping it on its side.
Working with high profile clients such as Absolut, Coca Cola and The New York Times, Trochut’s self professed motto: “More is more” drips richly from his work.
With a book under his belt and a pen frequently in his hand, Frank Chimero’s musings on design make for great commentary.
As well as regularly writing and speaking about design, Chimero heads up Another, a fluid design studio focused on the middle way that joins “digital and analog, art and commerce, reach and resonance.” Most recently they translated online publication The Great Discontent’s iconic interviews into a bi-annual print publication.
In addition, Goodman can be credited as a designer, illustrator, lecturer and art director.
Currently he runs his own studio, working with high profile clients such as The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Time. A creative agency that allowed him to work with client such as Microsoft, Nike and Reebok while most other people were finishing design school.
Between imagining the technology that’s pushing us into the future and challemikenging the boundaries of visual communication, designers are an integral part of a fast-paced world that’s changing all around us.
Inspiration: it makes your eyes wide and your brain start ticking.