About David Carson
- David Carson was recently named by Apple as one of the most influential Mac users of all time.
- Carson has also been awarded the design professions highest award, the AIGA Gold Medal for 2014.
- ‘One of America’s most important artists….’ Smithsonian Institute magazine. March 2014
Carson started designing in the 80s with no formal schooling in the field and has since focused heavily on typography and photography. His work became well-known in the late 80s and early 90s through skateboarding and surfing magazines. Later, he started Ray Gun Magazine, a lifestyle and music magazine, and went on to start his own design firm, David Carson Design. Carson has written and co-authored a many of books characterising design trends. Clients include Quiksilver, Suicide Girls, Samsung, Adidas, Nine Inch Nails, Pepsi, and Toyota.
David Carson’s book The End of Print: The Grafik Design of David Carson is considered to be the biggest selling design book of all time.
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