Thoughts On Canon

I feel like the Vignelli Canon was poorly organized, from a reader’s standpoint. As someone interested in design and who has dabbled in design, I didn’t exactly agree with all of what he said, especially when he wrote, “Design without discipline is anarchy” and “Without discipline, design is automatically horrible.” I would disagree because in order to improve at anything, whether music or design, you have to practice with discipline, and when someone has no experience in a particular field, saying that their work sucks isn’t exactly going to make them want to improve, particularly if it’s someone’s first time dabbling in a particular field.