Print’s April 2013 Issue

The New Visual Artists are Print’s annual picks of the best 20 young designers in the world, as nominated by a small and discerning group of judges. This year’s crop—technically 21, since Team Thursday is a duo—hail from Brooklyn, Iran, South Korea, Portugal, Palo Alto, Rotterdam, and Minneapolis. They make illustrations and graphics, websites and jokes. Behold, the class of 2013!

 

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DEPARTMENTS


Grids+Guides
Aperture redesigned, a new magazine for urban thinkers, and roaring new scarves by Pinar&Viola

Evolution
Steven Heller considers the long history (and uncertain future) of the university seal.

Ask Jennifer
Print’s new advice columnist, Jennifer Daniel, answers readers’ most vexing questions.

Interaction
An elegy for the text box, by Paul Ford

Stereotype
Paul Shaw and Stephen Coles pick seven recent typefaces worth embracing.

Dialogue
Steven Heller explores the next dimension with the digital-media pioneer Erik Adigard.

Observer
Rick Poynor on the unwritten relationship between graphic design and photography

FEATURES


Commencement Addresses
What to tell designers just beginning their careers: Two visual essays by Matt Dorfman and Astrid Stavro.

The New Visual Artists

 

Recessional
A visual essay by Scott Stowell

IN BACK


Back Issue
Martin Fox rediscovers a remarkable magazine designed by high schoolers.

Reviews
Colin McSwiggen and Mariah Nielson’s mimetic take on Michael Rock’s Multiple Signatures; plus, Kokoro & Moi’s new Nordic identity

The Last Word
Seymour Chwast intercepts Amelia Earhart’s final radio transmission.

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