David Carson

Known as the “Father of Grunge”. David Carson is an American graphic designer, art director and surfer. He is best known for his innovative magazine design, and use of experimental typography.He became famous by breaking all the rules of Graphic Design and developing his own signature style. David Carson is considered by many to be one of the world’s most influential graphic designers. He describes himself as a “hands-on” designer and has a unique, intuition-driven way of creating everything from magazines to TV commercials. Infamous in the early 1990s for making the text in Ray Gun magazine completely unreadable. For example, Carson once converted an entire article on Bryan Ferry into Zapf Dingbats 

 

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