Stefan Sagmeister

STEFAN SAGMEISTER (b. 1962, Austria) received his MFA from the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and, as a Fulbright Scholar, a master’s degree from Pratt Institute in New York. He formed the New York-based Sagmeister, Inc. in 1993 and has since designed for clients as diverse as the Guggenheim Museum, the Rolling Stones, and HBO. Having been nominated eight times, he finally won two Grammy awards for his design work with the Talking Heads and Brian Eno & David Byrne. He has also earned practically every important international design award.

Sagmeister's work is in the collections of MoMA, New York, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, SFMoMA, the MAK in Vienna as well as many other international institutions. He teaches in the graduate department of the School of Visual Art in New York and lectures extensively internationally.