David Carson – All For a Few Good Waves

However you feel about is style and reputation, David Carson is arguably the world’s most well known graphic designer. He is one of those characters who has lived his life in the right place at the right time. All For a Few Good Waves is a short documentary portrait by Dress Code offering a raw glimpse into the life and work of David, an uncompromising genius, who refuses to be anyone but himself. After an early career as a top-rated competitor in the Western Surfing Association’s prestigious AAAA division in the 70s and high school sociology teacher, he rose to prominence in the 90’s after art directing Transworld, Beach Culture and Ray Gun Magazines before going on to start his studio. With no formal design training, Carson took the design world by storm, upending conventions and breaking traditional rules he didn’t even know existed.

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Matt Titone

A goofy-footed designer who hails from the first state, Delaware. After attending Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida then graduating from SCAD in Savannah, GA with a BFA in Graphic Design and Illustration, Matt moved to NYC and found work as a freelance designer and art director before moving west to Venice Beach, California in 2006 where he ended up co-founding ITAL/C Studio and tries very hard to avoid crowds & traffic. While not in the studio, he enjoys surfing as much as possible, snowboarding, paddle tennis, hiking, camping, and watching the Eagles play at Sports Harbor.

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