HomeNewsErik Spiekermann Has a Beef with Silicon Valley The legendary designer may be retired, but he hasn’t…

Erik Spiekermann Has a Beef with Silicon Valley The legendary designer may be retired, but he hasn’t…



medium bookmark / Raindrop.io | Erik Spiekermann is retired — or at least that’s what he tells himself. Three years ago, the famed graphic designer stepped down as chairman of EdenSpiekermann, the design agency he founded in 2009, and decided to slow down. Except that hasn’t really happened. Earlier this month, Spiekermann launched a Kickstarter campaign with WIRED magazine founder Louis Rossetto to fund Change Is Good, a book about the early days of San Francisco’s technology boom that he’s printing on an old Heidelberg letterpress machine. And that’s just one of