Martin Venezky, USA

AGI member since 2015

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Martin Venezky first gained renown in 1995 for the design of Speak Magazine. With his firm Appetite Engineers, Venezky continues his dedication to craft, process and detail while colliding the handmade with the digital. In 1997, he was among I.D. magazine’s “ID40” list of influential designers. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has honored Venezky with a solo exhibition, and his monograph, It Is Beautiful...Then Gone, is published by Princeton Architectural Press. Venezky has crafted illustrations for the New York Times and Wired, and installations at the Silicon Valley Facebook and Adobe campuses. Most recently, his book design for the wildly popular Wes Anderson Collection has earned him new fans. Since 1993, Venezky has taught at California College of the Arts, where he is currently Professor in the Graduate Design Program. He has also taught at CalArts in Valencia CA; RISD in Providence RI, ArtCenter in Pasadenca CA, and the Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City MO.

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    Martin Venezky, USA (2015)

    Martin Venezky first gained renown in 1995 for the design of Speak Magazine. With his firm Appetite Engineers, Venezky continues his dedication to craft, process and detail while colliding the handmade...

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    Martin Venezky, USA (2015)

      Martin Venezky first gained renown in 1995 for the design of Speak Magazine. With his firm Appetite Engineers, Venezky continues his dedication to craft, process and detail while colliding the handmade with the digital. In 1997, he was among I.D. magazine’s “ID40” list of influential designers. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art has honored Venezky with a solo exhibition, and his monograph, It Is Beautiful...Then Gone, is published by Princeton Architectural Press. Venezky has crafted illustrations for the New York Times and Wired, and installations at the Silicon Valley Facebook and Adobe campuses. Most recently, his book design for the wildly popular Wes Anderson Collection has earned him new fans. Since 1993, Venezky has taught at California College of the Arts, where he is currently Professor in the Graduate Design Program. He has also taught at CalArts in Valencia CA; RISD in Providence RI, ArtCenter in Pasadenca CA, and the Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City MO.