Eight Album Covers from Heavy Rotation

In Peter Terzian’s essay anthology Heavy Rotation, twenty contemporary writers remember the record albums that influenced and inspired them. We looked at eight of the covers of those albums and found a handful of interesting stories about how they came …

Image of the Day

— Scroll above to see more images.   August 31, 2009  ANDREAS NICHOLAS FISCHER Andreas Nicolas Fischer August 27, 2009  EVENING TWEED   Evening Tweed   August 27, 2009  TIMKO+KLICK   Timko+Klick via GOOD Transparencies Archive   August 26, 2009  WHY …

Creativity + Commerce

Do you have what it takes? Creativity + Commerce showcases outstanding business-focused print and interactive design from around the world.  This highly selective competition features the best branding campaigns, websites, advertising, corporate brochures, annual reports, identity systems, packaging, catalogs, motion …

Graffiti at Gawker

    The roof of Gawker’s headquarters was littered with street art yesterday evening at the press preview of the exhibition “MOM & POPism,” sponsored by Gawker Artists. The show, curated by graffiti maestro Billi Kid, fuses the work of …

News, 08.04.09

  Over In Print, we’ve put up a classic piece from last year: book cover designers such as Paul Buckley, John Gall, and Peter Mendelsund talk about their favorite designs that were rejected and never used. Carol Devine Carson’s favorite …

News, 08.03.09

  Marisa Meltzer reviews Shelf Discovery, a book of essays about Young Adult fiction books that are focused primarily on girls:    Each essay has a mix of nostalgia, analysis, memoir, and feminist revision that can make even the guiltiest …

News, 07.31.09

Over at The New Republic, Jed Perl says that the Met’s “Pen and Parchment: Drawing in the Middle Ages” is one of the most original shows he’s seen in 7 years:    The entire show fits into three galleries, but …

News, 07.30.09

We’re not the only ones relaunching a website: NPR launched a redesign on Monday as well, with a new tagline: “Always On.” Over at Poynter, Steve Myers says that the navigation is vastly scaled back, for the better, and audio …

A note about the new site

Welcome to the new printmag.com. Here are a few of the new features you’ll find: We’ve got a blog now! Read more from your favorite contributors, including Steven Heller, Ellen Lupton, Andrea Dezso, and Jude Stewart; we’ll be adding new …

Khoi Vinh

— Scroll above to see more images AS DESIGN DIRECTOR of the New York Times website, Khoi Vinh has set the standard for extending print publications to the online world. He draws a parallel between cooking and learning how to …