Episode 31: Signs, Signs, Everywhere There's Signs Of Resistance, Dear Client, and #TheseKids with Designer Bonnie Siegler

Designer and author Bonnie Siegler is in the MILK Studio with Mallory. Bonnie has two new books, Signs of Resistance, a visual history of protest in America, and Dear Client, a how-to book about working successfully with creative people.  

 Photo by Ryan Christopher Jones

Photo by Ryan Christopher Jones

Bonnie founded and runs the award-winning design studio Eight and a Half, and was voted one of the fifty most influential designers working today by Graphic Design USA. She is best known for her design work for Saturday Night Live, the Criterion Collection, HBO, Late Night with Seth Meyers, StoryCorps, Participant Media, and Newsweek.

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Most recently, she was the creative director of the Trump parody autobiography “You Can’t Spell America Without Me” by Alec Baldwin and Kurt Andersen and created the main title sequence for Will & Grace. She has taught at the graduate level for many years at the School of Visual Arts and Yale University, conducted workshops at the Maryland Institute College of Art and Rhode Island School of Design and judged design competitions all over the place.

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On the day after the National School Walkout Against Gun Violence, and a few days before The March for Our Lives, Bonnie and Mallory talk about pussy hats, Trump obsessions, memes, fonts, Our Bodies Ourselves, being a mother, and fear of failure. Check out Bonnie’s work at 8point5.com