From 1984 through 2005, Emigre magazine was to graphic designers what L'Espirit Nouveau was to architects in the early 1920s. --Miyoko Ohtake, dwell.com
From 1984 to 2005, Emigre magazine achieved cult status. With their unconventional and striking use of fonts, publications like Wired and McSweeney's, both based in San Francisco, owe it a debt. --Chloe Veltman, The New York Times
About the Author
VanderLans studied at the Royal Academy of Art in the Hague. Later, he moved to California and studied photogÃÂraphy at the UniÃÂversity of California, Berkeley.
In 1984, VanderLans, with his wife Zuzana Licko, founded Emigre and began to publish Emigre magazine a journal for exÃÂperimental graphic design.