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Local Projects is turning museums into places where people interact with information—and each other. Its latest commission will have the whole country joining the conversation.
BY ANGELA STARITA
Getty Images revolutionized the stock photo business. Now that the industry is shifting again, is Getty’s future in jeopardy?
BY CLIFF KUANG
As digital art exhibitions become more prevalent, museums have a new challenge: how to display high-tech work in a space where “Do Not Touch” doesn’t apply.
BY JEREMY LEHRER
Stop Making Type
A group of type-industry rebels in the ’20s had a startling idea: to cease all production of “modernistic” and “freakish” new faces and stick to the classics.
BY PAUL SHAW
Gimme Gimme Gabba Gabba
The children’s show Yo Gabba Gabba! is putting its candy-colored design front and center. Nickelodeon is betting that kids—and their parents—will gobble it up.
BY STEVE DOLLAR
How a ’70s-era brand updated its hippie-kitsch identity to appeal to more modern tastes.
BY DEBBIE MILLMAN
Given the chance to create a subway mural in a stark New York City neighborhood, one artist created a verdant oasis amid overpasses and auto body shops.
BY ANDREA DEZSÖ
Business Graphics 2007
PRINT’s third annual business graphics competition.
INTRODUCTION BY AKIKO BUSCH
Where we’re calling from.
A graffiti Methuselah, reemergent Soviet graphics, a high-powered collaboration, and more.
Shellac’s good dog, Penguin’s bright “Boys,” and minty-fresh design for a toothpaste package.
Outside In One designer’s experience as a social activist proves the power of democratizing design.
BY TAZ TAGORE
Standing Still To be visually literate, the public must have an ability to read—really read—images.
BY RICK POYNOR
Ivan Chermayeff and Tom Geismar, partners, Chermayeff & Geismar.
INTERVIEW BY STEVEN HELLER
Vol. 18/no. 6 In its initial “annual report on annual reports,” PRINT took a provocative tack.
BY MARTIN FOX
The Big Pixel New technologies take large displays beyond the JumboTron.
BY ANDREW BLUM
Plus: Meaty letters, tasty text, and apps with all the goodness but half the fat.
Rodolphe Töpffer: The Complete Comic Strips, compiled, translated, and annotated by David Kunzle
Father of the Comic Strip: Rodolphe Töpffer, by David Kunzle
REVIEW BY BILL KARTALOPOULOS
100 Years of Fashion Illustration, by Cally Blackman
REVIEW BY CAROLITA JOHNSON
The Animated Man: A Life of Walt Disney, by Michael Barrier
REVIEW BY JOHN CANEMAKER
How I Write: The Secret Lives of Authors, edited by Dan Crowe and Philip Olterman
REVIEW BY PETER TERZIAN
BY JAMES GADDY