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AUSGEBUCHT »im Gespräch mit Henry Steiner« Buchpräsentation und Talk im Rahmen der Vienna Design Week

Montag 2.10.2017 15:00–17:00

Hotel Lamée
Café Bar Bloom
Rotenturmstraße 15
1010 Wienfrei, allerdings limitierte Plätze, daher bitte um
Anmeldung bis 29. September unter service@designaustria.at

Designer’s talk & book presentation of »design|er|leben #18 Henry Steiner«

In Hong Kong you can see his work nearly everywhere – on billboards, banks, and all kinds of buildings. People even have it in their pockets in the form of banknotes. designaustria member Henry Steiner, who has been named »the father of Hong Kong design,” was born Hans Steiner in Vienna on February 13, 1934. In 1939 the Steiner  family managed  to escape the National Socialists to the United States just in time. Henry studied at Hunter College, Yale University, and the Sorbonne in Paris and has been living and working as a graphic designer  in Hong Kong for over fifty years.

He published  »Cross-Cultural Design,« the first book to examine the challenges and rewards  experienced  by the world’s leading communication professionals when handling assignments outside  their own cultures. In today’s world, with more and more cultures mingling and overlapping, this approach can teach us a lot in general as to respecting different cultures and not seeking to harmonize them, but recognizing their contrasts as a fascinating enrichment and valuable complement.

The event is part of Design Week Vienna.

design|er|leben #18Henry Steiner Bridging East and WestBrigitte Willinger, 2017, 56 Seiten, ISBN 978-3-90036-443-4 Euro 9,90 (incl. 10% USt.)

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