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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When Designer Becomes Client

After years and numerous concepts, Ellen Shapiro - author of The Graphic Designer's Guide to Clients - finally tracks down the perfect cover for her book.

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The Enduring Power of Posters to Promote and Provoke

As Carol A. Wells sees it, “The best posters are powerful and influential. The worst are quickly forgotten.” Wells is an art historian and curator who also oversees the largest collection of socially engaged post-WWII graphics in the U.S. And she’s one of seven design experts who curated Serigrafía, a survey of posters that...

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A Life in Books: A Typography and Design Tour de Force

Warren Lehrer, a founding faculty member of the Designer as Author MFA program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and head of the graphic design program at Purchase College, SUNY, has spent a decade writing and designing a book that is way more than a book. A Life in Books:...