Stefan Sagmeister

Stefan Sagmeister,奧地利裔美籍設計師。創辦主持紐約 Sagmeister Inc. 。 School of Visual Art, The Cooper Union School of Art 任教。

  • 為 Aerosmith、The Guggenheim 博物館、HBO電視台、the Rolling Stones及Time Warner等多家著名公司設計品牌、圖像及包裝等。其公司的作品曾於世界各地,包括蘇黎世、維也納、紐約、柏林、東京、大阪、布拉格、科隆和首爾展出。
  • 作品充分流露其幽默的性格及對簡約主義的追求。

21 things he learned

  • Helping other people helps me
  • Having guts always works out for me
  • Thinking life will be better in the future is stupid. I have to live now.
  • Starting a charity is surprisingly easy.
  • Being not truthful works against me.
  • Everything I do always comes back to me.
  • Assuming is stifling.
  • Drugs feel great in the beginning and become a drag later on.
  • Over time I get used to everything and start taking for granted.
  • Money does not make me happy.
  • Traveling alone is helpful for a new perspective on life.
  • Keeping a diary supports personal development.
  • Trying to look good limits my life.
  • Material luxuries are best enjoyed in small doses.
  • Worrying solves nothing.
  • Complaining is silly. Either act or forget.
  • Actually doing the things I set out to do increases my overall level of satisfaction.
  • Everybody thinks they are right.
  • Low expectations are a good strategy.
  • Whatever I want to explore professionally, its best to try it out for myself first.
  • Everybody who is honest is interesting.