1962– | BORN: Bregenz, Austria | EDUCATION: University Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria; Pratt Institute, New York
Designed innovative CD packaging
Takes sabbaticals to experiment
Pushes and provokes with his work
Legendary designer Tibor Kalman once told his young protégé, “Stefan, this is terrible, just terrible. I am so disappointed.”28 Even at its worst, Stefan Sagmeister’s work is remarkable. And Kalman—his criticism notwithstanding—remains a big influence for Sagmeister.
Stefan Sagmeister doesn’t see a new project as just another job; he sees an opportunity to create something magnificent. He pushes beyond the functional to ...