Why "It" Matters

By Hunter Wimmer By day, I have the good fortune of spending time with young designers looking to hone their skills and gain insights into the craft and business of design — I’m a teacher. In our program, we keep …

The Mixed Media Mastery of Bram Tihany

By Cheryl Yau Others have tried to describe multi media artist Bram Tihany as a filmmaker, a photographer, and even a photo surrealist. But when asked, 30 year-old Tihany, who speaks energetically and enthusiastically about his work, prefers not to adhere to …

Monkey Business – Part 2

By Jami Giovanopoulos, Vice President, theispot.com [Editor's note: this is a sponsored guest blog post by our friends at theispot.com.] Steven Noble collaborated with GBH in London to design the illustration logo identity and all room collateral for SLS Hotel at Beverly …

An Anatomy of Uncriticism – Part 2

By Alexandra Lange When Print asked me to contribute to its upcoming “Power” issue, I had to stop and think. The obvious topic would be a piece on America’s most powerful design critic. Crickets. While the number of national architecture …

Getty's 27 Letters (and One From Paula Scher)

By Andrew Delaney, Head of Content, North America, Getty Images It’s not often that a site like Getty Images’ 27Letters, which is dedicated to inspiring creatives by showcasing the visual trends that are currently setting the global visual conversation, is presented …

Branding The Barnes

By Jenny Kutnow Philadelphia may be the “City of Brotherly Love,” but the last few years have seen that love turn to uproar over the relocation of The Barnes Foundation. The new building for this expansive art collection was designed …

A Father, a Bride, and the Writing on the Wall

By Doug Katz My first-born daughter will marry in October. Months ago, she asked me to help her design custom invitations. I have reasonably refined graphic sensibilities, having been a professional for some 20 years. But the truth is, my …

A Special Delivery From Abe's Peanut

By Nicole Torres Remember the days of sending postcards, using stamps, and reading actual handwriting? Well, you might, but your kids are less likely to (with their eyes glued to iPads and Angry Birds and whatnot). Not to worry though— …

CAKE: BANDmade and Bound Away

By Nicole Torres It looks like CAKE is going far beyond the distance. The Sacramento-based rock band, known for their unique sound and front man John McCrea’s recognizable half-spoken vocals, not only released their sixth studio album early this year, …