43 second blurb on the three most common design mistakes Americans make.Looking for videos on YouTube, this quick segment on the TV news show 20/20 popped up. John Stossel does a funny little
While changing your name to Paul Rand might not be feasible, let's see if we can do our part to rectify the other two mistakes:
- ban comic sans - the source for anti-comic sans propaganda
The name says it all. There's history, pictures, and merchandise.
- The Global Curse of Comic Sans
At Design Observer, Jessica Helfand (who happens to be the person who prompted the 20/20 segment) says "Comic Sans is in a class all its own."
- Paul Rand
In its Design Pioneers feature, Communication Arts profiles Paul Rand.
- Paul Rand Tribute by DLS Design
This overview of the life and design work of Paul Rand includes a display of some of his most famous logo designs such as IBM, Westinghouse, and UPS.
- Books by and about Paul Rand
Compare prices on a selection of books such as Paul Rand: A Designer's Art, Paul Rand by Steven Heller, Design, Form, and Chaos, and From Lascaux to Brooklyn.
- Paul Rand: Bibliography as Biography
William Drenttel provides a selection of titles from the Collection of Paul Rand, writing "as an anthropolgical study, it is not only revealing about Paul Rand as a human being, but is suggestive, too, of the degree to which this designer was an engaged reader with a deeper intellectual life."