Chip Kidd Curated

American Graphic Designer

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  • How do you balance clarity and mystery in graphic designing?

  • Where did you get your first job as a graphic designer?

  • What is the most important thing for a book graphic designer?

  • Why are you so obsessed about batman?

  • What is the content of the batman graphic novel written by you?

  • What makes an effective book cover?

  • What was the story of your first ever book design cover?

  • Why did you choose to be a graphic artist rather than fine artist?

  • What was the most difficult assignment you’ve ever gotten?

  • What goes in the designing process of a book aside from reading it?

  • What is the hierarchy of approval for the design covers created?

  • How did New York City inspire you?

  • Are creative people ever self satisfied?

  • What is style and sensibility according to you?

  • As an artist do you think it is necessary to be hard on yourself?

  • How did the Jurassic Park logo happen

  • Do you think Kindle is the turning point?

  • Is it something in which parents can get involve in?

  • Are there any books there you have read and you have really loved outside of the ones you have designed?

  • How is your Batman experience?

  • Tell us the story about your very first book design project?

  • You say that one of the reason that you are a graphic artist and not a fine artist is because you suffer from something that you called Black canvas syndrome. You need an assignment?

  • You called the rockstar of book design industry. How it feels?

  • What was the most difficult assignment you have got?

  • What goes in to the designing process for you aside from reading the book?

  • When is the last time you surprised yourself with a project?

  • Can you look at anyone's book cover without analyzing it?

  • Tell us about your design process.

  • One of your favorite book cover is of 'A million little pieces'. What is about that book cover that you likes that so much?

  • Graphic design is a kind of art which is invisible. But it is equal to those other art forms. Could you speak about that?

  • Is it okay for people to not be aware of how important graphic designing is?

  • How did you became a designer?

  • What goes into producing a book jack from the designer's point of view?What you have to think about?

  • When you are designing what is more crucial, the product or your style?