February 2008 Table of Contents

FEATURES

Design Under Pressure
Design born of conflict and opposition has the power to inspire, inform, and provoke. Plus: Monica Racic looks back at how PRINT has covered conflict throughout the years.
ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY ELISA VALENZUELA

The Last King of Bollywood
Balkrishna Vaidyas handpainted film posters helped create the Bollywood aesthetic, but these days, he cant find work at home.
BY NANDINI RAMNATH

The Right Click
Google Earth and YouTube can find your house or favorite music video in seconds. Can they help end genocide?
BY JEREMY LEHRER

The Killing Fields
Wherever there are leftover landmines, theres an urgent need for warnings. Thats where design comes in.
BY JOHN EMERSON

From Despotism to Destination
Can a troubled nation be rebranded?
BY BEN CARMICHAEL

Drawing Fire
Contemporary comics take a hard look at the conflict in Iraq, and metaphors abound.
BY DOUGLAS WOLK

Terms of Exchange
Northern Ireland’s sectarian murals offer a testament to past strife. In peacetime, should they be replaced?
BY SEAN ASHCROFT

¡Cuba Libros!
Ediciones Vigía produces books with sugarcane paper, mimeographs, and sheer determination.
BY JENNIFER EHRENBERG

Graphic Displays of Faith
The Creation Museum embraces the latest trends in exhibition design to present its case against evolution.
BY JANDOS ROTHSTEIN

Szyk Transit
The greatest work of a once-famous anti-fascist illustrator has been beautifully restored, but not without some conflict along the way.
BY STEVEN HELLER


DEPARTMENTS

CONTRIBUTORS
Where we’re calling from.

F.O.B.
$10 million graffiti, Wong Kar Wai’s HDTV commercial, Abraham Lincoln goes punk, and more.

SHELF LIFE
Alternative alphabets, diamond dogs by Karim Rashid, and album art with soul.

MONOLOGUE
Life Lines Designers may be the best first responders to the voids left by war.
BY JESSICA DHEERE

OBSERVER
Warm Regards How will graphic designers shape the discourse about climate change?
BY RICK POYNOR

 

DIALOGUE
Philip Burke, Drew Friedman, Robert Grossman, and Victor Juhasz,
editorial caricaturists.
INTERVIEW BY STEVEN HELLER

IN PRINT
Vol. 22/nos. 5 & 6
In 1968, graphic designers were challenged to join the revolution.
BY MARTIN FOX

DESKTOP
Hard Focus Conflict photography in a high-tech world.
BY ANDREW BLUM
Plus: Archiving made easy, Mac nostalgia, and a face with many faces.

BOOKS
Inside North Korea, by Mark Edward Harris; Welcome to Pyongyang, by Charlie Crane; Darfur: Twenty Years of War and Genocide in Sudan, edited by Leora Kahn; photographs by Lynsey Addario, Colin Finlay, Kadir van Lohuizen, and Ron Haviv; Pictures Without Borders, by Steve Horn
REVIEW BY BRIAN SHOLIS

War Posters: Weapons of Mass Communication
, by James Aulich
REVIEW BY PETER TERZIAN

Africa Comics, curated by Sandra Federici, Thelma Golden, Andrea Marchesini Reggiani, and Mary Angela Schroth
REVIEW BY AUSTIN MERRILL

END PRODUCT
Power to the People
BY JAMES GADDY

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