Max Bill is the most famous Bauhaus student. Other than being an influential 20th century graphic designer, sculptor, architect, industrial designer, politician, teacher, silversmith, rector and the principal figure of Concretism, he also designed a watch befitting any graphic designer’s wrist or the writs of those who knows how to appreciate great designs—the Junghans Max Bill. I will not go into an in-depth review of this timepiece. You can find that elsewhere. We’ll discuss why choose Junghans Max Bill, especially if you’re a graphic designer.
Alt-social media platforms are on the rise as Facebook, Twitter and more recently YouTube started censoring and demonetizing content. These social media platforms have become "anti-free speech" or at least unfriendly to speech coming from the right side of the political spectrum.
So to creators who are on alt-social media platforms like vid.me and gab.ai, here are some icons that you can use for your website. Just drag drop the images to your desktop. Enjoy!
VIDME SOCIAL ICONS
Icons for vidme. Square icons with sharp and rounded corners–max dimensions 300x300 px, png format. Vidme subscribe button–max dimensions 900x260px, png format.
Max Bill (1908 - 1994) is the most important artist of the 20th Century. He is an influential Swiss graphic designer, typographer, Bauhaus artist, sculptor, architect, industrial designer politician, teacher, silversmith, and the principal figure of Concrete Art (Concretism). He is also the rector and co-founder of the Ulm School of Arts and Crafts, where he was the head of the Architecture and Product Design Department in the 1950’s. He also served in the Swiss Parliament from 1967-1971. He died on 9th December 1994, he collapsed and died at age 85 in Berlin airport on his last task for as president of the Bauhaus archive.
Ok, that’s the TL; DR version. I suggest you click the button below and read more about this very, very interesting graphic designer.
When I launched GrafikDesijn, someone asked me, “why don’t you write everything in lowercase you’re a great famous graphic designer, right?” This is actually a very good question. To which I had a very good answer that is worth the tale.
To understand the significance of this lowercase question, we need to dig into 1900s Germany. Into the movement that first had the idea of what design is. Interested in a long story time? Read on! TL; DR be damned!
Composing photos is like graphic design. The difference is, in photography the elements that you control are your camera and you. Like designing photography is an art. There are no rigid “rules” when it comes to creating art, only best practices. Most of these principles are called “rules”, but in practice, they’re more like guidelines, principles or techniques.