Author Archives: Caitlin Dover

Design Couples: Paula Scher and Seymour Chwast

    How did you meet? 
Paula: Seymour and I first met in January of 1970 when I was a senior at Tyler School of Art. A publishing art director named Harris Lewine arranged for me to have an interview with Seymour at Pushpin.

   Where do you live and work now?
 I am...

Design Couples: Rudy VanderLans and Zuzana Licko

    How did you first meet?

 Rudy: Zuzana and I met at the University of California at Berkeley in 
1981. Zuzana was studying architecture as an undergraduate, and I was in the graduate program studying photography. Both of these 
departments were within the School of Environmental Design, and all were housed in the...

Design Couples: Ellen Lupton and Abbott Miller

    How did you first meet? 

We met as freshmen in college at The Cooper Union in New York City. It was the fall of 1981. We had all of our classes together that year. We were both from out of town–Ellen from Baltimore, Abbott from northwest Indiana,
 outside of Chicago. A group...

Design Couples: Min and Sulki Choi

      
How did you meet?

 
Sulki: Min came to Yale in 2000, and I did a year after him. When I
 was doing my phone interview as part of the application process, Min 
was one of the people on the other side. That was the first time we 
spoke.
   
Where do...

Design Couples: Armin Vit and Bryony Gomez-Palacio

  When, where, and how did you first meet?

 We first met in 1997 (when we were both in college, studying graphic design) at a nightclub in Mexico City, where we are from. We had mutual friends and were introduced. We stayed up all night talking until sunrise. Seriously.

   Where do you work...

Design Couples

    Think of famous couples in the fine arts, 
and only a few spring to mind, and Georgia O’Keeffe 
and Alfred Stieglitz hardly inspire with their 
example. In fine art, artistic pairings usually begin and end with the lone genius and his muse.   With design, it’s different. Two of the most 
revered...

Design Couples: Gael Towey and Stephen Doyle

    When, where, and how did you first meet? Gael: Looking for a sensitive and smart designer for our biggest book of the year, Martha Stewart’s Weddings, I contacted three designers that I knew and respected. They all told me to call Stephen, who just started his own company. Tanned, and in huaraches,...

Milton Glaser talks about his role models

  When we speak of leaders in design, one name must come first: Milton Glaser has been showing the world what design means, and showing designers what they can be, for five decades. His ability to reflect the best of the discipline to those within it and outside it, and his embodiment of the...

Jean Jullien

[Ed note: Print will be featuring one New Visual Artist per day while the issue is on newsstands. Keep checking back every weekday for new profiles on printmag.com. You can view the entire list of winners here.] Promotional graphic for the musician (and Jullien’s brother) Niwouinwouin.   From: Nantes, France Lives in: London Age:...

Four designers storyboard their favorite scenes from Alice in Wonderland

— Lewis Carroll’s tale of talking animals and overturned social mores has been linked to vibrant imagery ever since Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was published in 1865 with John Tenniel’s wood-engraved illustrations. It was Tenniel who gave us our image of Alice: the long hair, the Mary Janes, the pinafore. Film, born as a...