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Print’s 2013 New Visual Artists: Final Part

These are the final examples of the work displayed for the 20 New Visual Artists. See the entire feature, plus so much more, in the new April 2013 issue of Print Magazine. Pick up your copy here! Jordy van den Nieuwendijk Age: 27 Title: Illustrator From: Zoetermeer, the Netherlands Lives In: The Hague, the...

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Rick Poynor’s Observer: Picture This

The Unwritten History of Graphic Designers and Photography The relationship between photography and graphic design receives much less attention than we might expect. After all, photography is fundamental to graphic design, as it has been since the latter was formulated as a professional practice. The 1920s modernist concept of the “typophoto,” which underpins graphic...

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Print’s 2013 New Visual Artists: Part 4

Here are four more examples of the work displayed for each of the 20 New Visual Artists. See the entire feature, plus so much more, in the new April 2013 issue of Print Magazine. Pick up your copy here! Ana Domínguez Age: 29 Title: Graphic designer and illustrator From: Barcelona Lives In: Barcelona Click...

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Portfolio Review Competition Winners

Crafting the perfect portfolio to represent your work as a designer is no easy task. And playing the game of what to include can be especially frustrating. At some point, you’re forced to make the hard decisions, pitting the boring branding project that demonstrates your packaging skills against the client-less passion piece built of...

Print’s Portfolio Review Winners: Kevin Cantrell

Ever since a senior project at Brigham Young University required him to design a rebranding program for Italian opera house Teatro la Fenice, Reader’s Choice winner Kevin Cantrell has been hooked on typography and lettering. “As the project continued, I knew it was something I wanted to delve more into; however, the opportunity to...

Print’s Portfolio Review Winners: Christopher Knowles

From harsh critiques to crippling education costs, Christopher Knowles understands firsthand how difficult it is to make a name for yourself as a designer. The right combination of perseverance and adaptability, however, helped Knowles build his portfolio and land his current gig as an in-house freelance designer for Sony Music (Columbia Records). “When I...

Print’s Portfolio Review Winners: Manasteriotti∞Marić

If your main clients are entrepreneurs and business owners, it may seem difficult to impress them without stifling creativity. For Igor Manasteriotti and Mia Marić, principals of Manasteriotti∞Marić—and their client CLOX, a fashionable line of stilettos that feature working clocks—the key is flexibility. “We try to balance out the real-world, mainstream projects with more...

Print’s Portfolio Review Winners: Orysia Zabeida

As a child, Orysia Zabeida strayed from the typical children’s toys and sought to create her own. She credits this curiosity and playfulness as the primary force behind her design work. “If I had to reflect on what led me to choose the path I am on and what keeps me going, I would...

Print’s Portfolio Review Winners: Andrew Herzog

When Andrew Herzog selected projects for his portfolio, he focused on the pieces he felt were representative of his personality. “I try to pick work that I have a personal connection with,” Herzog says. “If I was able to truly invest myself and enjoy working on it, I know it’s a true reflection of...

Print’s Portfolio Review Winners: C2F

For designers Cybu Richli and Fabienne Burri, the creative forces behind C2F, the only rule of design is to approach each new project with the same level of dedication as the last. “No job is less important,” Richli says. “It doesn’t matter if it’s a big job or not—we always investigate everything to get...