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"David Carson: Graphic Design After the End of Print"
2002-01-15 until 2002-02-10
Art Institute of Southern California
Laguna Beach, CA,
USA United States of America
David Carson, internationally renown graphic designer, will be exhibiting work at the Art Institute of Southern California from his more than 150 magazine covers and newspaper articles published around the world. As well as a lecture and slide presentation at Seven-Degrees a multi media art and event center located in Laguna Beach next to the Sawdust festival grounds. Seven-Degrees and the Art Institute of Southern California sponsor the event.
Carson is most widely recognized for his innovative style of layout and unconventional typography with work on magazines such as Beach Culture, Ray Gun, and Transworld Skateboarding. A feature in Newsweek magazine said of Carson he changed the public face of graphic design.
Carson graduated with ‘honors and distinction’ from San Diego State University, where he received a BFA degree in sociology. Named to I. D S magazine list of top forty influential designers, Carson lectures throughout the world at various professional symposiums, including designer as editor at the Design Institute in Amsterdam as well as colleges throughout America, including Cranbrook, Art Center, and Cal Arts. He has had various one-man exhibitions of his work worldwide.
David is currently designing a 500 page book of Marshall McLuhan writings
and also serves as art director for Quiksilver clothing.