“Who Knew” Magazine: Illustrating Difficult Ideas

August 22nd, 2007 by Jerome Dahdah

Who Knew
Who Knew is a design magazine taking on “difficult content” – ideas and issues that are commonly misunderstood and censored. Every 3 months, students graphically communicate texts considered complex, confusing and/or controversial – things that make us go, “Who knew?”. Who Knew studies the interpretive power of graphics and typography in the access, efficiency and transparency of information.

A few example questions that are discussed:

  • Should work be abolished?
  • Is your doctor killing you?
  • Can a designer do good?
  • Are you beautiful enough to survive?

All-in-all a great read for us “intellectual designers”. ;)

2 Responses to ““Who Knew” Magazine: Illustrating Difficult Ideas”

  1. Rob says:

    Reminds me of the book I am currently reading “How to be a graphic designer, without losing your soul.” Site looks good thanks.

  2. Jerry says:

    Hi Rob, I’ve heard about that book a number of times now. Sounds like I should have a look. Thanks for your input!


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