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Stefan Sagmeister blurs the line between art and graphic design

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Happiness is questioned with an array of installations and artworks

One of the names every graphic designer should know (opens in new tab), Stefan Sagmeister is one of the design gurus (opens in new tab) who are leading the industry with inventive and inspiring work. He's constantly looking for new ways to showcase his skills, and this latest exhibition is a perfect example of what can happen with graphic design and art collide.

Entitled 'The Happy Show (opens in new tab)', the exhibition is punctuated with social data gathered from Harvard psychologists Daniel Gilbert and Steven Pinker, anthropologist Donald Symons, psychologist Jonathan Haidt, as well as several prominent historians.

Questioning your happiness and indeed, what it means to be happy, the exhibition features installations, interactive artworks, large typographical displays and more. As always, Sagmeister has proved he can make an impact whatever design discipline - or combination of such - he puts his hand to.

sagmeister art show

sagmeister art show

sagmeister art show

sagmeister art show

sagmeister art show

sagmeister art show

sagmeister art show

sagmeister art show

The Happy Show is currently on show at the Chicago Cultural Center (opens in new tab).

[via This is Colossal (opens in new tab)]

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