Tibor Kalman

Introduction

Tibor Kalman had a diverse career that ventured into many areas of design. His self-professed "short attention span" led to his experimentation in a variety of media.

  • founded M&Co., a New York design agency
  • graphic design
  • product design
  • film credits & titles
  • museum exhibition design
  • architectural design
  • art director of Artforum magazine
  • creative director of Interview magazine
  • editor-in-chief of Colors magazine
  • social activist
  • taught a pictorial narrative class to graduate students at the School of Visual Arts in New York
Born in Budapest, 1949
Emigrated to U.S., 1956

 

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A majority of the images and much of the information on this web site came from:

Additional sources of information:

  • Tibor Kalman: Perverse Optimist, by Tibor Kalman (1998)
  • Tiborocity: Design and Undesign, exhibit at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (1999)
  • A variety of web sites

This is a demo site. It is being shown here as a portfolio piece. The sources for information and images are noted above.

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