Made You Look
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Made You Look

4.47 of 5 stars 4.47  ·  rating details  ·  99 ratings  ·  8 reviews
Just as film, art, music, and literature have the power to move people, Stefan Sagmeister's innovative work shows that graphic design, too, can cut to the emotional quick. His desire is to transform stale thinking, and Sagmeister: Made You Look does just that.
Compelling, honest, and intensely personal, Made You Look covers 20 years of Sagmeister's graphic design. With a
Paperback, 292 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Abrams (first published 2001)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 225)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Si tuviera que describirlo en 3 palabras: libro interactivo análogo. La experiencia empieza aún antes de abrir el libro, con la portada y contraportada que revelan cambios al ponerle o quitarle la caja roja que hace de filtro y el efecto de los huesos o el título del libro en el delantero al intentar hojear el libro en ambos sentidos. Una vez empezando la lectura te encuentras con las notas del diario de Sagmeister, a veces en relación con el proyecto que describe el texto principal y a veces si...more
I was surprised of finding this book in a small book retailer in Madrid. This has been in my Amazon Wishlist for quite a long time so I didn't think twice before buying it.

"Made You Look" is an exciting travel around Sagmeister visual and creative universe. This is also a refreshing travel, out of the clean design of neat lines and new modernism we are so used to experiment nowadays.

Sagmeister uses to keep a personal diary writing his experiences and thoughts about work and life. On of the most...more
Matthew Herring
Everything worth knowing about Stefan Sagmeister is in this book.One of the best Graphic Designers in the business takes the reader into his life and process and we come out better, more interesting people on the other end. Well, most of us anyway.
Widgets &
Very inspiring look at the enigmatic and forwarding thinking designer Stefan Sagmeister. Great insight into his process and creativity. Wonderful personal notes on project ups and downs, the business side of work and great client stories.
Paul Rustand
A great monograph of one of the best graphic designers, Stefan Sagmeister. Loaded with all sorts of fascinating behind-the-scenes tidbits and details, not to mention some pretty amazing design work and interesting clients.
Justin McDonald
This book is amazing. Sadly, spontaneity and authenticity is never quite this easy.
Sep 21, 2008 Robanton999 rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anyone cool/designers
don't take this shit too seriously. have fun and everything will work out.
totally inspiring
Jason Lee
Jason Lee marked it as to-read
Jul 21, 2014
Jose marked it as to-read
Jul 19, 2014
Laura Vilas meis
Laura Vilas meis marked it as to-read
Jul 19, 2014
Patricia marked it as to-read
Jul 14, 2014
Jeanine Vaszari
Jeanine Vaszari marked it as to-read
Jul 13, 2014
Dshlb marked it as to-read
Jul 09, 2014
Mfa Products
Mfa Products marked it as to-read
Jul 08, 2014
Amy Palmer
Amy Palmer marked it as to-read
Jun 29, 2014
Jeffrey Zeldman
Jeffrey Zeldman marked it as to-read
Jun 24, 2014
David is currently reading it
Jun 21, 2014
Amberley Stewart
Amberley Stewart marked it as to-read
Jun 16, 2014
Emily Lucas
Emily Lucas marked it as to-read
Jun 14, 2014
Elizabeth marked it as to-read
Jun 03, 2014
Aaron Mc Adam
Aaron Mc Adam marked it as to-read
May 28, 2014
Ali Rowan
Ali Rowan marked it as to-read
May 27, 2014
Anthony Ring
Anthony Ring marked it as to-read
May 18, 2014
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Stefan Sagmeister (born 1962 in Bregenz, Austria) is a New York-based graphic designer and typographer. He has his own design firm—Sagmeister Inc.—in New York City. He has designed album covers for Lou Reed, OK Go, The Rolling Stones, David Byrne, Aerosmith and Pat Metheny.
More about Stefan Sagmeister...
Things I have learned in my life so far Sagmeister: Another Book about Promotion and Sales Material Stefan Sagmeister: The Happy Film: A Pitchbook Another Book About Promotion &Amp; Sales Material F Stop Catalog #1

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »