Independent Labels

Getting rid of the nonstick liner could save millions of tons of garbage.      Photo illustration by Tanyon Sturtze    You probably don’t think much about the label on your prescription bottle or the one affixed to your plastic …

Still Life with Trash

Proving that one man’s trash is another man’s limited-edition silk-screen print, Dan Ibarra and Michael Byzewski, of the Minneapolis-based studio Aesthetic Apparatus, are putting a new spin on up-cycling. Seeking inspiration for a workshop, the duo, revered creators of band …

New Dimensions of Type: Jerome Corgier's Skeletal Alphabet

The French designer Jerome Corgier, one of this year’s New Visual Artists, is a master of crafting two- and three-dimensional landscapes from type. For his newest project, called Skeletype, he has created an alphabet (minus one letter—can you find it?) from …

Shoeboxes Go Green

— Yves Béhar is hot. His company fuseproject delivers an array of design projects that consistently redefine genres. With innovative designs such as Puma’s “Clever Little Bag” shoebox, One Laptop Per Child, and the PACT underwear brand, Béhar and co. …

Toeing the Triple Bottom Line

— As the chief design officer at Johnson & Johnson’s Global Strategic Design Office, Chris Hacker is ambitiously pursuing a plan to make sustainable design a company norm. The innovations he’s shepherded during his five-year tenure include removing the paperboard …

How 3 Corporations are Putting Their Green Foot Forward

    Big multinational companies tend to move slowly when it comes to sustainability innovation. Corporate bureaucracy means that developing and testing a new material or process can take years. Yet when billion-dollar corporations implement a green shift, the impact …

Tomi Um

[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.] The Feast, Vol. …

Best Practices Part 2: More Tips for Green Printing

  All of MoMA’s packaging now uses TerraSkin, a paperlike material made from calcium carbonate that Nicole Smith of Design & Source Productions helped bring to the U.S. market.    For the February 2010 edition of my column on sustainability, …