20 Over 80 collects intimate interview portraits of inspiring and
enduring creatives from the fields of architecture and design.
Featuring legendary figures from graphic, product, and industrial
design, in addition to architecture, advertising, and pedagogy, the
book will include a spectrum of talent within these disciplines -
many contributors will have seen these professions develop in their
lifetimes. Through an interview format, the authors will conduct
conversations with each interviewee to bring historical nuance,
daily practice, and iconic moments to the fore. Each portrait will
be accompanied by a mix of archival material and photographs to
illustrate the interviewee's career and anecdotal biography.
Potential contributors include: Florence Knoll Bassett, Denise
Scott Brown and Robert Venturi, Seymour Chwast, Frank Gehry, Bob
Gill, Milton Glaser, and many others.