Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand | Audio

Episode 104: Fade to White

This week, Jessica and Michael discuss Facebook’s redesign, which moves away from their signature shade of blue. Michael says,
Going to white is really quite a dramatic and even somewhat shocking step for them to take...I think it also has a little bit to do with sort of neutralizing the corporate voice into which anyone on Facebook has to dwell.

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Michael Bierut + Jessica Helfand Jessica Helfand, a founding editor of Design Observer, is an award-winning graphic designer and writer. A former contributing editor and columnist for Print, Eye and Communications Arts magazine, she is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale and a recent laureate of the Art Director’s Hall of Fame. Jessica received both her BA and MFA from Yale University where she has taught since 1994. In 2013, she won the AIGA medal.

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