L had no formal training in the field
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David Carson:
I have no formal training in my field. In my case I've never learned all the things I'm not supposed to do. I just did what made sense to me. I was just... experimenting, really. So when people started getting upset, I didn't really understand why, I said, "What's the big deal? What are you talking about?" And it was many years later that someone explained to me that, basically, there was this group that spent a lot of time trying to organise things, get some kind of system going, and they saw me going in and throwing that out the window, which I might've done, but it wasn't the starting point, that wasn't the plan. Only much later I learned what determines modernism, and this and that...

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l had no formal training in the field
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ln my case l never learned all the things l wasn't supposed to do
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l just did what made sense to me
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l was just experimenting really
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So when people started getting really upset l didn't really understand why
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l'd say ''What's the big deal What are you talking about ''
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And it was many years later that somebody explained to me
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probably better than l can explain it now

Clip duration: 33 seconds
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Timestamp in movie: 00:55:38
Uploaded: 28 March, 2022
Genres: documentary
Summary: A documentary about typography, graphic design, and global visual culture.


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