Start by watching this video, really carefully!
Then listen to what David Carson has to say about graphic design.
And watch some of his work.
David Carson has a lot more to say. Watch what you like.
David Carson on Design @ TED
David Carson about the exhibition and workshop in ESAD 2011
About Subjectivity (He said that in the other video already … )
TYPO Berlin Video Podcast (Boring)
David Carson Typographer Visual Lecture (Boring)
David Carson – Techniques in Design (Boring)
Use your eye not the rules!
Also watch this little teaser about Helvetica – the movie.
Whatever you do, don’t watch the full 2 hours of Experimental Jetset talking about their designs. Scroll trough the video a bit instead. Experimental Jetset is a graphic buro that only uses Helvetica, nothing else…
Check out some magazine’s on Issuu.
And now make a book. Your book.