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Where Do Ideas Come From?
September 22, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Felipe Taborda is a graphic designer from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A graduate of Rio’s Catholic University, he studied cinema and photography at the London International Film School (England), Communication Arts at the New York Institute of Technology and Graphic Design at the School of Visual Arts (USA). He has had his own studio since 1990, working mainly in the cultural, publishing and recording areas. He also devotes himself to personal projects, such as the co-ordination and publishing of Brazil Designs, a special number of the American magazine Print, curator of 30 Posters On Environment and Development, during Eco’92 in Rio, the concept and curator of The Image of Sound, a project paying tribute to Brazil’s leading composers through the visual creation of contemporary artists, and the recent exhibition Brazil AdDesign, at the Art Directors Club Gallery in New York.
His works appears in the books Graphic Design for the 21st Century – 100 of the World’s Best Graphic Designers (Taschen – Germany); World Graphic Design (Merrell Publishers – England); The Anatomy of Design (Rockport Publishers – USA); Logo Design 1, 2 and 3, Brand Design Now and Contemporary Graphic Design (Taschen – Germany). In 2008 he launched his book Latin American Graphic Design, the very first comprehensive compilation of historical and contemporary design of this region, published by Taschen. In 2012, for the Rio+20 / United Nations Summit, he conceived the project Glob-All Mix / 30 Posters for a Sustainable World.
Felipe Taborda will be in New York from the 20th of September until the 28th of September, 2014. His exhibiton, “Another Point of View – A Retrospective of Felipe Taborda” will be on show at Dr. M.T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery at St. John’s University from September 3rd to October 29th, 2014. The opening reception for this show will be held on September 25, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.