J.J. Sedelmaier explores the book Ludwig Hohlwein, a collection of poster designs by the artist published in Berlin in 1926.
Maria Fabrizo’s book Cultivating Creativity is an enjoyable read that compares gardening with design. This book is more of a field guide to creative self-discovery that helps you consider when your best ideas are flowing, when you produce the best work and what routine will help you accomplish your goals. This guide is divided...
“Employers want to hire nimble thinkers: people who are not only content experts but who also are agile in adapting to new technology and new directions in their fields.” — Robin Landa Robin Landa’s latest book, Nimble: Thinking Creatively in the Digital Age, encourages and nourishes nimble thinking — the ability to adapt and...
As a subject, color is emotional, turbulent, “hot.” (Don’t believe me? Two posts’ worth of hotheaded quotes by famous people about color should help you revise your opinion in a hurry.) That’s why – paradoxically – it thrills me to consider the flipside of color: its coolly abstracted life as a mere data-point. In...
Steven Heller talks with Stefanie Posavec and Giorgia Lupi about their transcontinental postcard project, "Dear Data."
In the Spring 2015 issue of Print, Rick Poynor tackles the timeless question of whether the past is better left alone in graphic design.
Steven Brower explores the visual art of Orson Welles.
What makes a funny design funny? Learn how to think like a comedian & solve like a designer in this excerpt from Design Funny.
Print chats with RDA judge Stephen Doyle, "the ultimate designer's designer," and takes a look at seven of his brilliant pieces.
Michael Dooley talks with Mike Salisbury, the art director behind the iconic album cover that distinguished the King of Pop from the rest of the Jackson 5.