Co-Founder @ Sagmeister & Walsh Inc
Stefan Sagmeister is a designer and art director from Austria who currently lives and works in New York City. He has worked for the Rolling Stones, The Talking Heads, Lou Reed, and The Guggenheim Museum, among many others. Exhibitions on his work have been mounted in New York, Philadelphia, Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Paris, Lausanne, Zurich, Vienna, Prague, Cologne & Berlin. He co-directed a documentary “The Happy Film” which premiered this spring at Tribeca Film Festival. He is also the author of the design monograph “Made You Look” which was published by Booth-Clibborn editions.
He teaches in the graduate department of the School of Visual Arts in New York and has been appointed as the Frank Stanton Chair at the Cooper Union School of Art, New York.
His motto is “Design that needed guts from the creator and still carries the ghost of these guts in the final execution.”