Sébastien Jarquin is a graphic designer and artist concerned with what language looks like, storytelling, systems, and crafting dynamic reading experiences. His creative practice covers commercial and self-initiated design projects manifested on screen, in print, and as physical objects. He holds a Bachelor of Communications Design from Pratt Institute and works currently as a designer at Loeb.nyc mentoring early-stage companies and enhancing their digital products and strategy. He loves to collect rocks, scrap words, and printed materials.
What is your favorite design book?
Bent Onyx, 2012. Digital offset printing, Mohawk superfine paper, Japanese tissue, hand painted edges. Binding construction by Daniel Kelm. Edge painting Tauba Auerbach and Ioana Stoian.
What is your favorite design object?
Olivetti Typewriter - Valentine. Designed by Italian Ettore Sottsass and Briton Perry King, Launched in 1969.
Bent Onyx, 2012. Photo: Davina Semo / Steven Probert.
Olivetti Typewriter - Valentine