Véronique Vienne

The Self-Taught Design Critic. [...]

Véronique Vienne was a magazine art director in the USA when she began to write to better analyze and understand the work of the graphic designers, illustrators and photographers who collaborated with her.

Today she writes books and conducts workshops on design criticism as a creative tool.


Voir, regarder, apprécier : tout un programme. [...]

Véronique Vienne a été directrice artistique aux USA avant de commencer a écrire pour mieux comprendre ce que faisaient les graphistes, illustrateurs et photographes avec qui elle collaborait.

Aujourd’hui elle écrit des livres et anime des sessions de travail sur la critique du design graphique comme outil de création.

The Art of Doing Nothing: Simple ways to make time for yourself

With photographs by Erica Lennard, published by Clarkson Potter (1998)

“Feeling Frazzled? Stop whatever you’re doing and peruse, as needed, The Art of Doing Nothing, Véronique Vienne’s charming Rx for harried hearts and overwrought minds. Sweet, seductive, and sassy, her winsome imagination and irresistible wisdom are persuasive reminders that we do too much and live too little.”
-Sarah Ban Breathnach,
Author of Simple