How Sean Adams Transforms His Childhood Insecurities into Brilliant Graphic Design

If you’ve seen Sean Adams at design functions, you’ll recall a bright and friendly guy who makes grinning 1960s-era stewardesses seem positively dour by comparison. In fact, in a behind-the-scenes story about my Imprint coverage of an event last year I noted, “Throughout AIGA National’s Pivot conference, none of the on-stage staff smiled anywhere...

Color Genie: Q&A with Sean Adams, AdamsMorioka

Color-fans: Today we try something new. Eager to invite folks into the color conversation, I asked Tom Biederbeck, editor of the excellent blog on print design Felt and Wire, to share some views. 

Tom suggested we put the question to past-master of the gloriously colorful: Sean Adams of AdamsMorioka. Sean and I both wrote...

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A Peek Inside the 2014 RDA

Print's Regional Design Annual—the most popular issue of the year, bringing you a comprehensive survey of graphic design in the U.S—is finally here.

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Graphic Content: True Stories from Top Creatives

Everyone loves a good story, and I, for one, find that designers are full of intriguing tales. If you’re addicted to beautifully-written, inspiring stories and design books, check out Graphic Content: True Stories from Top Creatives by Brian Singer. Graphic Content is a collection of true, first-hand experiences that shaped more than 50 of...

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Words – and Images – on Ed Fella

Ed Fella’s AIGA Medalist profile sums him up succinctly: He’s “one of the most influential designers of the last quarter century.” And now he’s retiring. But having been friends since I first interviewed him for Emigre back in 1993, I figure that “retire” will be more like a change of treads, appropriate for a...