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Things I Have Learned in My Life So Far: Sagmeister’s Typographic Maxims on Life, Updated
by Maria Popova

About a decade ago, Stefan Sagmeister, one of the most celebrated and influential designers of our time, began keeping a running list of life-learnings in his diary. Eventually, he translated these private thoughts into a series of typographic artworks and public installations at the intersection of the personal and the philosophical, creating a new genre of metaphoric lettering, which ended up among the 100 ideas that changed graphic design and which he collected in a gorgeous artifact of a book in 2006.

Here, read this. Even if you don’t want to read this look at the pictures. You’ll get the idea what this is about. Making the serious fun.

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