Design Master Massimo Vignelli Creates Modern Icons but dislikes the Trendy

A brief interview with Designboom reveals that the creator of the New York City subway maps, the American Airlines identity and the United Colors of Benetton identity listens to baroque music, avoids trendy clothes and would love to design for the Vatican corporate identity. A man known for creating some of the 20th Century’s most iconic visuals has an affinity for a musical movement and for a powerful institution, both created in centuries long past—Fascinating contrasts.


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