Graphic designer Frida Larios has created a new Maya writing system intended to honor Maya language and bring it into contemporary life and culture.
Design I/O founders Theodore Watson and Emily Gobeille use interactive and animation designs to tell stories and engage audiences.
Steven Heller draws attention to Bradbury Thompson, editor/designer of Westvaco Inspirations and art director of Mademoiselle magazine with a short profile and several examples of his work.
A Q&A with Swedish illustrator Lotta Kühlhorn about pattern design, pattern-making and seeing the world through a patterned lens.
Print's editors take the task of selecting Regional Design Awards judges very seriously. We've finalized our prestigious roster of 2014 RDA judges. Will they see your work as they curate the next class of winning designs?
Those of us who reside east of the Hudson and west of the East rivers are grateful we don't live anywhere else. Yet, despite all the Jersey put downs, its not such a bad place. In fact, aside from bridge lane closings and the incredible number of Jersey mayors on trial or in prison...
Italo Lupi and Italian Graphic Design are synonymous. His most recent book, Autobiografica Grafica (Edizioni Corraini), is a memoir of design (an autobiographica), aesthetics and art -- of the half century he has helped guide and influence Italian practice. I asked Lupi to tell me about book and the joys of designing.
In part 2 of our interview with designer Aaron Draplin, he talks about the genesis of the Field Notes brand of workhorse notebooks, and how a personal project became a successful business.
My nominee for the best design monograph of 2013 is FHK Henrion: The Complete Designer (Unit Editions). I asked Adrian Shaughnessy of Unit Editions to explain more about the process of creating this significant volume and FHK Henrion who Shaughnessey explains is "the most important British (though German born) graphic designer ever."
Lou Danziger once offered these words of advice: “Work. Think. Feel.” Work: “No matter how brilliant, talented, exceptional and wonderful the student may be, without work there is nothing but potential and talk.” Think: “Design is a problem-solving activity. Thinking is the application of intelligence to arrive at the appropriate solution to the problem.”...