Graduate Instructor & Lecturer | School of Visual Art in New York
Stefan Sagmeister formed the New York based Sagmeister Inc. in 1993 and has since designed for clients as diverse as the Rolling Stones, HBO, and the Guggenheim Museum. Having been nominated eight times he finally won two Grammys for the Talking Heads and Brian Eno & David Byrne package designs. He also earned practically every important international design award.
In 2008 Abrams published his book, Things I Have Learned in My Life So Far. Solo shows on their work have been mounted in Paris, Zurich, Vienna, Prague, Cologne, Berlin, New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago Toronto, Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul and Miami. The Happy Show attracted way over a quarter of a million visitors worldwide and became the most visited graphic design show in history. He teaches in the graduate department of the School of Visual Art in New York and lectures extensively on all continents. In 2012 young designer Jessica Walsh became a partner and the company was renamed into Sagmeister & Walsh. A native of Austria, he 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.