Design Events & Conferences

Interested in attending events in the design industry? Get ready to mark your calendar! Find out about upcoming design conferences, such as HOW Design Live, graphic design conferences, specifically suggested by Print Magazine.

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The Year the How Design Conference Got “Ugly”

The year was 1993 and using a computer for graphic design was, well, uncommon. See what Carlos Segura had to say about his digital design of the HOW Design Conference brochure that gave the design industry something big to talk about.

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Join Adobe at HOW Design Live — June 2013

Adobe is a proud sponsor of HOW Design Live, and has incredible things in store to help sharpen your design skills, and get you re-inspired to create your greatest work yet. Want to win an Adobe® Creative Cloud™ 5-year membership?

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The Silent Lettering Revolution: Right to Left Exhibition

The modernising of Arabic and Persian script is a silent revolution explained the organizers of RIGHT-TO-LEFT in 2012 when they launched their initiative that focused on Middle East society via visual culture. It included an exhibition that might well be brought to the United States of over 40 artists and graphic designers with hundreds...

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New Grant Helps Newbie Attend 2013 HOW Design Live

From freelancers to in-house managers, those who have had the privilege of attending a HOW Conference understand its value. The epic affair that is HOW Design Live gives creative professionals an opportunity to change their careers (and their lives), whether in the form of more profitable business strategies or inspiration for a new project....

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Patternity’s PATTERN POWER: Superstripe

If you’re in or near London, you must run, not walk to catch Patternity’s fantastic exhibit about stripes, PATTERN POWER: Superstripe, ending April 21. As you may recall, I interviewed Patternity for “Print” last fall. We started with their work in textile and surface design but quickly veered into more fascinating territory: their ongoing...

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David Bowie Design Icon Roundup

This is David Bowie’s year and here is a roundup of the news. √ On March 23 the V&A opens David Bowie Is, an exhibition of more than 300 objects that include handwritten lyrics, original costumes, fashion, photography, film, music videos, set designs and Bowie’s own instruments. √ March 11 was the premiere of...

Istvan Banyai is Mad

The Norman Rockwell Museum‘s Distinguished Illustrator Series opens this season with Istvan Banyai : Stranger in a Strange Land from March 9, 2013  through May 5, 2013 in Stockbridge, Mass. I wrote this essay  for the exhibit: