Walsh is good and dandy, but it's Sagmeister who is perhaps better suited to share things that he has learned in his life so far. To celebrate the launch of the new edition of his 2008 monograph Things I Have Learned in My Life So Far (Abrams Books, 2013), Designers & Books has teamed up with AIGA/NY for a very special book launch / signing event with all the [virtual] bells and whistles.
Designers & Books Founder Steven Kroeter shared the inspiration behind the Feb 6 in-studio + online book signing.
Most book signings I go to are very enjoyable and terrific social events—but frequently it seems that not too many books are sold. Our thought is that it's very nice to allow fans to connect with authors by providing signed copies. We like the idea of doing something special, to motivate as many people as possible.
In this case, Stefan very kindly agreed to host the signing in his studio, so his fans will get the chance to meet him there. And not only are we providing a way for those in New York to get signed and personally inscribed copies, but with our new special relationship with Gumroad, we are able to provide signed and personally inscribed copies to anyone in the world that the US Post Office ships to. We think this is a very nice way to create a "next best" personal connection between an author and book fans.
Be sure to also check out ThingsIHaveLearnedinMyLife.com, where Sagmaestros can order a signed copy of the book—which features 48 pages of new aphorisms—via AIGA; those of you in New York can pick up your copy in person at the launch event.
Things I have learned in my life so far.
Sagmeister & Walsh
206 W 23rd Street
New York, NY 10018
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Order (and RSVP) here