David Carson: Design, Discovery and Humor

"You have to utilize who you are in your work. Nobody else can do that: nobody else can pull from your background, from your parents, your upbringing, your whole life experience."

Date: February 2003

Sociologist David Carson likes to surf, and he can also design. Reflecting his interest in typography, his magazine Ray Gun explores the use of text throughout a page. For TED, Carson presents slides of his own work and found images to discuss how design leads to discovery.