"We live in an interesting time, a period of profound change brought about by technologies, which are shaping our ways of thinking, communicating, and behaving...", says Massimo Vignelli, the legendary graphic designer, while presenting his updated Schematic Chart of Ideological and Design Changes from the 1960s to the Present on Metropolis magazine.
"In the past, there were specific trends; now, there is infinite variety."
"Choosing is easy today, so choose wisely."
First presented at the Alliance Graphique Internationale in 1985, this reviewed chart factors the Digital Revolution into the historical development of Design.
In 2009, Vignelli released The Vignelli Canon as a free e-book, available on his Firm website (an expanded version was printed in September 2010), to pass some of his knowledge to younger designers. In the introduction Vignelli wrote:
"Creativity needs the support of knowledge to be able to perform at its best."
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