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Massimo Vignelli Dies at 83

[ 1 ] May 27, 2014 |

Massimo Vignelli,  inspiration to designers, has passed away at the age of 83.

InSource is saddened to learn of the loss of our friend and supporter Massimo Vignelli who shared his insights, and examples of the power of design from his extraordinary work over the past 60 years, with in-house leaders in April of 2013.

Massimo reminded us what it means to be a professional designer stating that  “…as a designer, I’m there to do what the client needs, not what the client wants.”

Thanks for leading us, teaching us and inspiring us Massimo!  Your experiences and willingness to share will always be appreciated and never be forgotten. What a highlight in our lives to have met you!

Massimo Vignelli with InSource board members Andy Brenits, Kim Kiser, Robin Colangelo, and Cindy Salant

 

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About Andrew Brenits: Andy Brenits is the President of InSource and creative services leader at APS. Passionate about the design process and how design can be used to increase, even drive, profitability when used effectively and consistently, he’s been providing thought leadership, creative solutions, and big ideas for 20 years. An inspired design leader, Andy is accomplished at driving strategy and process for creative teams and has a strong record in building, managing, and leading creative teams that deliver exceptional business results and creative ideas. http://www.linkedin.com/in/abrenits View author profile.

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  1. Vivian Fransen says:

    Massimo will go down in history as a design legend. We were blessed by his presence as part of the history of InSource speakers.

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