Author Archives: Claire Lui

2008 Student Cover Winners

This year, in the grand tradition of the public choosing an American idol and a favorite dancing star, Print opened up voting for its 44th annual Student Cover Competition for the first time. We uploaded the covers of three finalists—chosen by judges Miranda Dempster, art director of Art + Auction; Andrew Horton, art director...

Shelf Life: Faber Finds

— Faber & Faber’s new series Faber Finds, which resurrects out-of-print books using print-on-demand technology, prints each copy one at a time, eliminating warehouse stock and allowing for an almost infinite list. John Seaton, the editor of the imprint, who was hired to find and add new titles to the series, says that he...

Funky Winkerbean named Pulitzer finalist

When the Pulitzer prizes and finalists were announced on Monday, April 7, the name Funky Winkerbean stood out in the sea of investigative reporter bylines. Written by Tom Batiuk, the funny-page staple was named as one of two finalists in Editorial Cartooning, making it only the fourth comic strip to be named as Pulitzer...

Advice from Nelu Wolfensohn

We’ve been running our Student Cover competition annually since 1964. Each entry is sent in by a professor who chooses five students from the school’s senior class to submit to the competition. Though we don’t always print the name of the professor in the article, we do note and respect the work they do....

New York magazine’s new Agenda

There’s been some sadness around this office that New York decided to get rid of their High Priority feature, a half-page graphic that opened their listings section each week. Created by a different designer every issue, High Priority showed off the talents of designers new and established, with the only restriction being that the...