karlssonwilker, telluswhy


If you’re just getting a toehold in this crazy rock climbing wall we call design, never, never miss an opportunity to see Hjalti Karlsson and Jan Wilker speak. When the two melded surnames in 2000, they had no money, no clients and an international catastrophe looming on the horizon. But they also had a mentor named Stefan Sagmeister, a tiny NY office (that they lived in for awhile) and a very good sense of humor. Two years later, they had published a book about their first 24 months in business, which means–you guessed it–they made it.

February 22 (that’s one week from tonight)
Fashion Institute of Technology
Katie Murphy Ampitheatre
7th Avenue at 27th Street