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 Expecting: Simple ways to make room for the future

With photographs by Jeanne Lipsey, published by Clarkson Potter (2002)

Nothing can ever truly prepare anyone for the experience of giving life. Because no two situations are ever alike—each baby is born with a fiercely individualistic set of needs and wants—it’s impossible to predict the future.

What one can do, though, is expect to be surprised. In this book readers discover why most of our preconceived ideas about becoming a parent should be challenged. With your children, the only certainty is that you’ll never know who, when, and where.