Author Archives: Jeremy Lehrer

Holly Gressley

  “The thing that gets me excited is not necessarily having some sort of dream project, but figuring out how to do a project in an interesting way,” observes Holly Gressley, over lunch at the Times Square eatery Kodama Sushi. “Designing anything is interesting—anything at all. A scrap of paper is interesting. I don’t...

The Right Click

Anyone who has ever downloaded Google Earth knows that exhilarating swift plunge when you zoom in from a vantage point outside the planet, past continents, countries, street grids, and buildings, until suddenly, there’s your childhood home. This unique online journey is now being recognized and harnessed as a force for good, using the all-seeing...

Emily Lessard

  For an exhibition titled “The Seventh Side of the Die,” Emily Lessard designed an anthology of artists’ writings printed in a newspaper format. Each headline in the paper is surrounded by a combination of formal elements, such as lines, x’s, and s’s, that appear to have an expressive significance beyond their visual function....

Simon Benjamin

  Simon Benjamin is only 27, but he has already had several careers. At age 14, inspired by Sean Henry, a T-shirt and poster artist in his hometown of Kingston, Jamaica, Benjamin began airbrushing and stenciling T-shirts and banners. “I guess I was designing and didn’t even really realize it,” he recalls. What started...