Inspirational design photostream of Prof Michael Stoll
Followers of my Twitter feed may have seen me post a link to a set of Flickr images collated by Professor Michael Stoll, of the Department of Design at the Augsburg University of Applied Sciences. Having browsed around the rest of his incredible collections and sets I decided it necessary to capture this work in a more substantive way via this blog post.
The simple piece of advice is to immerse yourself in this wonderful catalogue of vintage and inspirational design collections. Here are a few examples:
Sample pages from Willard Cope Brinton’s second book ‘Graphic Presentation’ (1939):
Sample pages from ‘The Statistical Atlas of The United States’ (1900):
(Thanks to Benjamin at datavisualization.ch via whom I came across Michael’s photostream, mentioned in this 2009 post)