Editor’s Picks


The Beauty of Map Design

Read a bit about the history of map design and explore the art of illustrated maps from John Roman's latest book.


10 Remarkable Shadow Type & Lettering Designs

Typography is one of the most vital keys to successful design—and Print’s Typography & Lettering Awards is here to celebrate it. Enter today. The creative and strategic application of shadows and three-dimensional features to type and lettering has been in practice for centuries. In the past, letters with relief and shadow have been used...


Recreating the Jersey Cream Letterpress Print

“The Jersey Cream blocks are the oldest pieces we know of in the collection that were made by Hamilton. There is a distinct possibility that we will never be able to print from the original blocks again,” says Jim Moran, Museum Director for the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. Created more than 120...


10 Award-Winning Leaflets, Pamphlets & Brochures

We all know the power of well-designed leaflets. Leaflets, pamphlets, flyers and other printed media provide marketers a versatile approach to a wide variety of audiences—even in the digital age. For the record, “leaflet” may be synonymous with “flyer” if it’s only one page and the size of an A6; however, they’re often more detailed than their flyer counterpart...


7 Intriguing Graphic Design Books & Resources

As a hardcore book nerd, I maximize opportunities to stock up. I scrimp and save to acquire the graphic design resources I feel are essential to my collection. I’m currently at the point where my book book buying splurge will reach a hyperactive level and I’ll unabashedly stock up on all the graphic design...