Editor’s Picks

Corita Kent: 2016 AIGA Medalist

Early in 2016 five names were chosen to represent the field of graphic design. Their achievements, services and contributions to the field have been beyond exceptional. And for that, they have been honored as AIGA medalists—a tradition that dates back to the 1920s and is considered the most distinguished honor in the field. MEET...

A Cross-Continental Creative Collaboration

Serendipitous encounters happen all the time on the Internet, and luckily for us, we know of one that set in motion an exemplary creative collaboration. Designer Craig Black, hailing from Scotland, and designer Nicole Phillips of Australia, connected over social media on their love of design and typography. An International Creative Collaboration: Opposites Attract...

Things You Need to Know Before You Go to HOW Design Live

HOW Design Live is this week. Are you ready?! Pack your bags, charge up your smartphone, grab a fat notebook and a big stack of business cards. It’s showtime! Before you leave for HOW Design Live, here are 5 things you need to know: Pick up your conference badge and materials at the Georgia World...

Vanessa Dewey on Designing Toy Packaging for Mattel

Vanessa Dewey has accomplished one thing that every inner child dreams about. She works for a toy company. And not only does she work for the toy giant, Mattel, she also designs their packaging. You can practically hear the squeals of delight from her inner child, or at least as I imagine. Confession: my inner...