Print’s August 2012 Issue

The Trash Issue—with a special section guest designed by Sulki & Min

The Trash Issue: Featuring a special section guest designed by Sulki & Min; a visual essay by Jillian Tamaki; a look into the garbage cans and recycling bins of 18 designers; the winners of Print‘s 2012 Color Competition; and stories by Rick Poynor, Steven Heller, Debbie Millman, Fritz Swanson, Michèle Champagne, and more.

Print Magazine August 2012

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FEATURES


Reused, Rewasted, Reabandoned, Reforgotten, Recollected
Trash and its endless afterlife.
By Sulki & Min

Loving Garbage
Print recycles: This 1993 story on an exhibition of waste management is reprinted throughout the feature well.
By Tod Lippy

Trash the Block
A visual catalog of lost and abandoned objects in one Brooklyn neighborhood.
By Jillian Tamaki

Trashed and Found
A packaging designer discovers her own work discarded in the streets.
By Debbie Millman

Print’s 2012 Color Competition
Our annual look at the best use of color in design

Garbage Without Borders
Garbage Without Borders
A travelogue of crappy graphics.
By Michèle Champagne

Death of a Pressman
A remembrance of Tom Trumble, letterpress pressman, and a meditation on preservation and nostalgia.
By Fritz Swanson

Killing Time
Jennifer Heuer, Post Typography, and Rumors tell us about their favorite projects that never saw the light of day. Also, 18 designers answer the question “What’s in your garbage?”

Waste Not
Could a locally made garbage can help bring American manufacturing back from the brink?
By Alissa Walker

UP FRONT

Grids+Guides
Droog goes waste-free, Aesthetic Apparatus puts a new spin on up-cycling, Steven Heller studies ice cream, and The New York Times Magazine talks trash.

DEPARTMENTS


Dialogue
Steven Heller interviews Kevin O’Callaghan, junkyard alchemist.

Stereotype
Paul Shaw and Stephen Coles on the workaday beauty of stencil letters

Interaction
Is information overload killing our ability to think?

Best Practices
Getting rid of sticky-label liners

Observer
Rick Poynor on the aesthetic transformation of waste

IN BACK


Back Issue
Martin Fox revives Print’s Salon des Refusés.

Reviews
Tom Vanderbilt on “Graphic Design: Now in Production,” and Claire Lui on Robert Caro’s LBJ covers

In the Studio
Andrew Byrom’s ample campus work space

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