Designer Interviews

Print’s designer interviews reveal the thought process of top designers and art directors. The Q&As encompass conversations with numerous design leaders, and each designer interview provides insights on how these masters create such consistently accomplished work. Our yearly New Visual Artists roundups include designer profiles along with perspectives from the younger generation of designers.

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Designer of the Week: Zipeng Zhu

Meet art director, designer, wunderkind and princess Zipeng Zhu. Working to make every day a "✨RAZZLE✨DAZZLE✨ musical."

Beautiful Graphic Design from Designer of the Week Galen Smith

Designer of the Week: Galen Smith

Meet Designer of the Week Galen Smith, a lover of graphic design history, ephemera and visual weirdness in the world around us. You may recognize his beautiful graphic design work from the 2015 Regional Design Annual, in which Smith was recognized as representing the top talent from the NYC region. [View all of the 2015 RDA winners online, and if you want to see...

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The Struggle to Tame Hitler’s Words

"Mein Kampf" has recently been rereleased as a critical document, with commentaries encircling the main text. Steven Heller speaks with the book's designer, Rudolf Paulus Gorbach.

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Designer of the Week: Kate Legge

In looking at her projects below, which ranges from creative business cards and beautiful branding to editorial and fabric design, you'll sense her commitment to thoughtful solutions.

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Goodman and Walsh Take on Trump

As the final step of their 12 Kinds of Kindness project, Timothy Goodman, Jessica Walsh and a host of helpers walled off Trump Tower in New York City.

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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...

Tim Ruffle, designer of the week

Designer of the Week: Tim Ruffle

Designer of the Week Tim Ruffle is an animator and director at Aardman Animations, the Academy Award-winning studio that created Wallace and Gromit and Shaun the Sheep.