Deitch Projects, 76 Grand StreetThings I Have Learned In My Life So Far was an interactive exhibition by Stefan Sagmeister that opened at Deitch Projects on January 31, 2008. The exhibition included works that had a life of their own, transforming throughout the exhibition as viewers engaged with them. Things I Have Learned In My Life So Far was timed to coincide with the release of a new book of the same title, which surveys Sagmeister’s illustrious career.Stefan Sagmeister is one of today’s most innovative and influential graphic designers. His conception and application of graphic design goes above and beyond traditional notions of the practice, taking it to the realm of performative and conceptual art, painting and sculpture. Sagmeister is most widely known for his album cover artwork for bands like The Rolling Stones, Talking Heads and Lou Reed, and for books, like Mariko Mori’s Wave UFO for the Kunsthaus Bregenz, which function as sculptural objects.Stefan Sagmeister has his own design firm in New York, Sagmeister Inc. In 2005, he won a Grammy Award in the “Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package” category for art directing Talking Heads’ Once in a Lifetime box set. Sagmeister has been recognized in national publications such as The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and Wired.