Author Archives: Steve Dollar

Karim Charlebois-Zariffa

[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.] Type from (left) made from rattan and a wooden slipcase (right) in collaboration with craftsmen in Bali and...

Jonathan Calugi

[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.]      Illustration for 9volt, a new editorial project. Title: Designer, Illustrator From: Pistoia, Italy Lives in: Pistoia, Italy Age: 27 URL: happyloverstown.eu For Jonathan...

Franklin Vandiver

— Scroll to see more images   Franklin Vandiver grew up in a design-conscious household in Huntsville, Alabama. His father is an architect; his mother’s a former landscape designer. Even the next-door neighbors owned an outdoor advertising business and gave the young Vandiver a shot at creating billboards. “In school, I was the kid...

Yo Gabba Gabba!

Even on a blazing day in June, Mark Mothersbaugh showed up at Los Angeles’s Downey Studios looking like a wacky professor dipped in a fresh coat of paint. His shirt was bright yellow, and his pants were flame-retardant orange. His eyes, framed in lime-green glasses, lit up like a pinball machine. A bit of...

Mark Kudsi

Mark Kudsi’s rise through the ranks at Motion Theory, the Venice, California–based design and production house, has been as mercurial as the fast-moving, gestural show-and-tell maneuvers in the campaign he helped create for HP. The clever, engaging spots—which feature cultural icons such as pop singer–producer Pharrell and reality television producer Mark Burnett—initially show only...

Thomas Porostocky

For Thomas Porostocky, art director at I.D. magazine, design isn’t just an aesthetic pursuit: It can also strike a blow for good, all-American populism. A refugee at the age of eight, Porostocky was born in Czechoslovakia to Hungarian parents; his family soon made their way past the Iron Curtain and fled to Canada. After...