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Design Is One: The Vignellis (2012)

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Italian-born Massimo and Lella Vignelli are among the world's most influential designers. Throughout their long career, their motto has been, 'If you can't find it, design it' The work ... See full summary »

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Italian-born Massimo and Lella Vignelli are among the world's most influential designers. Throughout their long career, their motto has been, 'If you can't find it, design it' The work covers such a broad spectrum that one could say the Vignellis are known by everybody, even those who don't know their names. From graphics to interiors to products and corporate identities, the film brings us into the work and everyday moments of the Vignellis' world, capturing their intelligence and creativity, as well as their humanity, warmth, and humor. Written by Anonymous

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$4,236 (USA) (13 October 2013)

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$16,386 (USA) (28 February 2014)
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Massimo Vignelli: One thing which you have to learn; is never work for a bad client. Because from a bad client, the next one will be worse. So, you work for a good client, the next one will be better. No matter what. Even if you're hungry. Even if you're desperate. Never work for a bad client because it is a waste of time.
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