How a Band of Design Misfits Brought Anti-Aesthetics to Bloomberg Businessweek

Bizzaro stock imagery, internet humor, and an embattled business magazine amidst a global financial crisis

AIGA Eye on Design
Jun 5, 2019 · 7 min read
Illustration: Tala Safié

By Cliff Kuang

There was a time, around 2013–2016, when the most experimental magazine in the world wasn’t some Berlin fashion…

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