Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “karlssonwilker inc.'s tellmewhy: The First 24 Months of a New York Design Company” as Want to Read:
karlssonwilker inc.'s tellmewhy: The First 24 Months of a New York Design Company
Why would two talented and employable young graphic designers start up their own practice without any clients, in the midst of a recession, and in a city brimming with world-renowned designers? Karlssonwilker inc.'s tellmewhy is the improbable story of such a venture -- or act of bravura or insanity -- on the part of Hjalti Karlsson and Jan Wilker, and offers a telling, hu ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published September 1st 2003 by Princeton Architectural Press
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-30 of 95)
I've seen a lot of books written about design firms, but few are better than tellmewhy, written about the small rag-tag design firm of KarlssonWilker. The book mixes a hilarious commentary documenting the history of the company, along with their design work from every step of the way. In many ways, their brilliantly irreverant work seems to have taken the torch from Tibor Kalman. Recommended.