Author Archives: Caitlin Dover

Pretty Green-How to Design Truly Sustainable, Truly Beautiful Packaging

—  LIVE WEBCAST Tuesday, August 4, 4 pm EST   PRESENTERS: Joshua Onysko and Josh Ivy of Pangea Organics     Get a sneak peak at our October issue: For the first time, in this year’s Creativity + Commerce design competition, our honorable mention will recognize an outstanding example of sustainable design. And our...

Hey, Hot Stuff!

— Scroll above to see more images IF THERE WERE one directive for all designers, this might be it: Make something and share it. This applies to all kinds of projects, from posters to T-shirts, from videos to websites. Also, perhaps, dinner. What do designers make in the kitchen, and do they draw any...

Resources for Sustainable Design: Books

Resources for Sustainable Design: Books   By Jeremy Lehrer   It’s intimidating to learn a new aspect of your design practice while navigating a  demanding schedule. Set aside some time every day or every week when you can investigate this aspect of design and learn how you can begin following its principles. Below is...

Resources for Sustainable Design-Paper Companies

Resources for Sustainable Design: Paper Companies   By Jeremy Lehrer   Many companies offer paper made from varying amounts of post-consumer waste. If possible, use paper with the highest percentage of post-consumer content and made without elemental chlorine and processed chlorine, which cause ecological damage.  Cascades Fine Papers Cascades offers papers made from 100...

Julie Hirschfeld, Stiletto NYC

— Scroll above to see more images JULIE HIRSCHFELD AND STILETTO CO-OWNER Stefanie Barth do a little of everything—websites for nonprofits, films for Lucky, artists’ catalogs. But Hirschfeld only included cooking in her repertoire when she received “nice cookware” for her wedding and decided to “learn to cook for real.” When it comes to...

Archive of Print’s webcasts

All of our webcasts are recorded and available for purchase. Please click on a title in order to purchase that webcast in our store.   May 29, 2009 The Brave Zig While the Rest Zag A Packaging Perspective on Creating Stand-Out Work The shelves of America’s supermarkets and drug stores are cluttered with bland...

Jason Tam

—  Scroll to see more images   Jason Tam’s work is nothing if not dramatic. Bold, imaginative forms and inventive typography course through his work, along with carefully framed, striking photos, and flourishes of his latest obsession: metallic gold. It seems logical, then, that the designer, born in Hong Kong, grew up during the...

The Fundamentals of Illustration

When a book is called The Fundamentals of Illustration, it’s safe to assume it will cover the basics, and British illustrator Lawrence Zeegen’s primer does that beautifully. Lush with imagery, intelligently organized, and—thanks to a sharp layout from creative consultancy Crush—easy on the eyes, the book provides a comprehensive overview of the discipline, from...

Graphic Novels from Europe exhibition

The building that houses the cultural services of the French embassy in New York is a grand Fifth Avenue mansion designed by Stanford White. Pirouetting at the center of the circular lobby is the only Michelangelo sculpture in the United States, a little cupid. The recent show “Graphic Novels from Europe” at the embassy...

Topos Graphics

  Roy Rub and Seth Labenz don’t just finish each other’s sentences, they form sentences in tandem. Their description of a recent project went like this: Rub: It’s a website for an actor, and there’s a cursor— Labenz: No, start over. He’s an actor. So, the only thing you have on screen is his...