Massimo Vignelli

One of the few designers to leave a lasting legacy, Vignelli is a giant of modern graphic design who has always adhered to his Modernist principles, you could credit him with the ubiquitous use of Helvetica, it was he who designed the New York Subway map and signage system using the Swiss typeface. It is just one example of how designer stayed true to his principles of clarity of purpose and elegance.

The life of a designer is a life of fight,
fight against ugliness.

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Every good designer doesn't use more than a few typefaces.

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Greed is the religion of vulgarity.

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If you are a responsible designer you train yourself to be disciplined, and to stay away from trends.

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Creativity is transforming reality.

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Modernism is an attitude, is not a style.
Modernism is a discipline, is not a style.
Modernism is intelligent, is not a style.

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BC is before the computer,
AC is after the computer.

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We cannot change society, but we can make it better.

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Like every designer you have a twin brother called ego.

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Ugliness is the byproduct of ignorance.

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