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RDA 2009: Dog & Pony Showprints

— For this year’s Regional Design Annual, Print asked each designer a few questions about their work that appeared in the magazine. Jacksonville-based Dog & Pony Showprints talk about the poster the studio designed for The Helio Sequence, and what it’s like to be a designer in Florida.   Poster for Cafe Eleven, a...

RDA 2009: Office’s pirate supplies for 826 Valencia

— San Francisco-based studio Office collaborated with 826 Valencia, a nonprofit tutoring center for youth, to reinvigorate its pirate supply storefront. They developed the store’s new identity and conceptualized and designed nearly 50 new products. “Office has produced some of the most ravishing and funny buccaneer supplies yet known to man,” says Dave Eggers,...

RDA 2009: Lunar’s “Designer’s Field Guide To Sustainability”

—   For this year’s Regional Design Annual, Print asked each designer a few questions about their work that appeared in the magazine. San Francisco-based designer Trevor Hacker, a designer at Lunar, talks about the “Designer’s Field Guide to Sustainability” and what it’s like to be a designer in the Bay Area.   Brochure...

RDA 2009: Dauphine Design’s envelopes for Crane & Co

For this year’s Regional Design Annual, Print asked each designer a few questions about their work that appeared in the magazine. Petaluma, California-based designer Trish Kinsella, art director at Dauphine Design, talks about the promotional envelope guide the studio made for stationery company Crane & Co., and what it’s like to be a designer...

James Nesbitt discusses Arcade magazine

— For this year’s Regional Design Annual, Print asked each designer a few questions about the winning work that was published in the magazine. Seattle-based designer James Nesbitt gave some insight into his work for Arcade, a magazine published by the Northwest Architectural League.     Cover from Arcade magazine. DESIGN FIRMS: James Nesbitt...

Five free AIGA event tickets!

We are giving away five free tickets to AIGA’s Event “Those that CAN, teach. Celebrating the 40 year legacy of Richard Wilde.”       The event is Monday, October 26 at the SVA theater in NYC. All you have to do is log on to twitter and tweet the following message: #design @printmag...

Image of the Day: October

— Scroll above to see more images. October 29, 2009  JEN STARK Jen Stark   October 28, 2009  VILLE SAVIMAA Ville Savimaa   October 27, 2009  SIGGI EGGERTSSON Siggi Eggertsson   October 26, 2009  KIYOSHI AWAZU Kiyoshi Awazu   October 22, 2009  DAILY DROP CAP Daily Drop Cap   October 21, 2009  SAMUEL FRANCOIS...

The Simple–Visual trends that cut through the clutter

This free webcast is sponsored by Getty Images.   In today’s world we’re bombarded with clutter at every level: visually, informationally, emotionally. So how can you capture the supersaturated attention of your customers? SIMPLE. Join Creative Researcher Pam Grossman on an exploration of current visual trends that can help distinguish your message from the...

Image of the Day: September

— Scroll above to see more images.       September 30, 2009  CREATIVE SWEATSHOP Le creative sweatshop          September 29, 2009  TIMOTHY SACCENTI Timothy Saccenti      September 28, 2009  RAYMOND BIESINGER Raymond Biesinger      September 24, 2009  THREE60 three60         September 23, 2009  ALEX PRAGER...

10 Essentials Every Design Student Should Know

Design students think a lot. They want to know exactly what the future has in store, particularly during this time of economic uncertainty. They want to understand whether there is anything consequential – an essential truth – that will insure their place in design’s future. So, a year ago, before the bottom fell out...