Review: William Kentridge at MoMA

— It’s perplexing, but true: There is only one truly world-class fine artist working today who consistently uses animation. William Kentridge, the South African multimedia artist who is the subject of a well-deserved retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art …

New York City: Q&A with Rob Trostle of Mother New York

    Rob Trostle of Mother New York was the art director for this identity for the Webby awards. The system was a winner in the New York City section of Print‘s 2009 Regional Design Annual.   What’s your favorite …

East: Q&A with Lisa Sherman of Comella Design Group

    Lisa Sherman is a designer at Comella Design Group, based in Bethesda, Maryland. Their self-promotional wrapping paper (above) is a winner in the East section of Print‘s 2009 Regional Design Annual.   Print: What’s your favorite thing about …

East: Q&A with Ian Hamilton of Ripe

    Ian Hamilton is the senior designer at Ripe, based in Washington, D.C. Their logo (above) for the Art of Peace Foundation, an organization that strives to find peaceful ways to resolve the Tibet conflict, was a winner in …

Drawn In

So many fine-art books are designed in such a staid, expected way that a book like One Thousand Drawings comes as a treat: Tracey Emin and Rizzoli could so easily have just thrown a bunch of her drawings on heavy, …

Regular Features

I’m exactly the wrong person to review Sarah Stolfa’s book of photographs, The Regulars. Her portraits of patrons at a Philadelphia dive are simply candy to someone like me who loves any portrait—a blurry iPhone snap, a 17th-century Dutch likeness …

Review: Art and Copy

There’s a point somewhere around the middle of Art & Copy, the new documentary about the ad business from filmmaker Doug Pray, when the camera follows David Kennedy through Wieden + Kennedy’s stunning Portland, Oregon, headquarters. He leads us through …

Live Webcast August 27: Designer Be Good

Our Twitter giveaway of three free passes to this webcast has ended. Thank you for participating!   How good are you? No, we’re not talking about your design chops. We’re talking about creating positive change in the world. Designers everywhere …