Author Archives: Print Magazine

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...


Reporting from the Third Annual Vienna Design Week

New and Notable 2009

See a slideshow of the year’s best products in the categories of
Live, Work, Shine, Play, Rest, Move,  Eat, Wear, Exit, Make,  and Buy.

Q+A: Frank Lantz

Earlier this decade, Frank Lantz helped pioneer the idea of “big games”—tech-driven multiplayer games that unfold in public space, like PacManhattan, an urban version of the classic arcade game invented by his students at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program. Area/code, the company he founded in 2005 with Kevin...

Recess, Rethought

A host of designers is building interactive landscapes
for kids to learn by having fun.

Toy Stories

The brief was simple and open-ended: Offer an emotional design critique of an iconic toy. Most of the designers, creative directors, authors, educators, curators, and entrepreneurs we enlisted chose objects from their childhood, articulating the smart design thinking behind these timeless playthings while also...

2009 Annual Design Review Exhibition

Just as it starts to hit the newsstands, the 2009 Annual Design Review exhibit has gone up at the Material ConneXion showroom in New York. Check out the panoramic video above for a peek at the space (sorry about the blurriness—we’re still getting the hang...