Author Archives: Edward Lovett

Jonathan Puckey

[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.]   Portrait of Annette Lux at Bold Italic 2009, Ghent, made using the Delaunay Raster plug-in. Title: Designer...

Frank Chimero

[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.]   Illustrations for “Manifest Hope,” an exhibition at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.   Frank Chimero From:...

Josh Cochran

— Scroll to see more images   “It’s always about the contrast,” says illustrator Josh Cochran. A biracial “missionary kid,” Cochran and his parents moved more than 20 times during his childhood and he lived until the age of 11 in Taiwan—experiences that helped him early on to learn about spotting contrasts. Having spent...

RDA 2006: Far West

— Western designers, with their mellow rhythm and keen enjoyment of the outdoors, may be the only people I’ve heard use the phrase “quality of life” with such authority and frequency. It was true even after the high-tech boom—based in the West—went bust a few years ago, and it’s especially true now: The designers...

RDA 2007: South

  Some designers in the South still insist they don’t get the respect they deserve, but there is evidence that perceptions are evolving. “People assume there’s not excellent work coming from Nashville,” says Joel Anderson, art director at Anderson Design Group (formerly Anderson Thomas Design). The company had worked for clients in New York...

Ted McGrath

  During Ted McGrath’s senior year at Pratt Institute, two one-on-one critiques in the same week took the following turn: “That thing you’re doodling is better than the work you turned in,” McGrath recalls a professor saying. “Do that.” Things didn’t go much better in a typography class taught by Ruth Guzik, in which...

RDA 2008: South

— “If I didn’t watch the news, I wouldn’t know there were economic problems,” chuckles Larnie Higgins, president and creative director of Planet Studio in Atlanta. “I was bracing for hard times, but suddenly it’s boomtown,” says Woodrow Holliman, creative director at Flywheel Design in Durham, North Carolina. Echoes of surprised relief that the...

Elizabeth Spiridakis

  “I was a Sassy addict!” declares Elizabeth Spiridakis, a designer at T: The New York Times Style Magazine. Add “teenage” and you have a mock-dramatic ’50s pulp tag line that captures Spiridakis perfectly: her lifelong love of magazines, her omnivorous passion for pop culture, her witty personability. These traits, combined with serious design...