Ahn Sang-Soo, Seoul
Ralph Schraivogel, Zurich
Michael Bierut, New York
Abstract symbols have always been part of visual communication. Throughout time, inventive form-makers have been challenged to produce symbols that express complex ideas. These graphic images, often developed to mediate temporary issues, sometimes through a series of steps, evolve into permanent modes of understanding.
Distilling an idea requires a great deal of effort. As the designer works to condense a concept by employing or creating specific symbolic or iconic representations, additional, related issues, may surface and ...