Architecture & Design

298: Paula Scher

She’s created graphic identities for Citibank, Tiffany, the Public Theater, and, well, everybody, but will be remembered for one album cover, she tells the Museum of Arts and Design. “It was dumb; it was a dumb idea; the whole thing was dumb.” The triumphs and discontents of a great designer. Music: Piedmont Bluz.

Person: her father
Place: Pentagram
Thing: the Boston cover
Randy’s Place: 3 cultural institutions