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  • Writer: Story by Samila Wenin and Parisa Pichitmarn
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A rock star of graphic design and a veteran typographer were in town last week for a conference. They talk to us about the need for a personal touch and a recognition of history in the fast-changing, technology-driven scene. 

By Samila Wenin

Be it "rock star" or "maverick", these words _ once deemed a part of someone's reputation _ inevitably evoke an intimidating feeling. Even more so when the first thing you notice behind your interview subject, the very rock star of the graphic design world, is luggage _ an implication that the man is ready to leave to catch a flight soon after he's done talking to you. That's not a very welcoming sight for a journalist.

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