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Observer: The Well-Read Designer

Deciding which books will fuel your artistic fire is tough. And creating a must-read list for the Designers & Books website is no easy feat either. Read this Observer column to find out how Rick Poynor went about creating his.

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Six Seconds or Less: Is Vine Actually Worth Your Time?

Vines and animated GIFs aren’t just for top 10 lists and witty comebacks. Artists and brands are taking short motion media to the next level to create, play and advertise. In this excerpt from the June issue of Print, take a look at why you should pay more attention to them.

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Observer: Pinning Down Pinterest

Rick Poynor explores why Pinterest—despite early criticism—has found its place in design as a respected archive of visual finds.

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32 Award-Winning Ad Designs

As we look ahead to our Legends in Advertising Awards—the early bird deadline of which is today—we take a look back at the best ad designs from the last three years of the Regional Design Annual.

Print August 2014 Issue

Print’s August 2014 Issue

Print Magazine’s August 2014 Issue is the Lessons Learned Issue. In this issue, we take a look at how the past has played an important role in the present and future of design and the lessons we have learned along the way.

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Oh, Behave: The Observer Column

Rick Poynor on sexual representation and “Secret Behavior” magazine, created by collage artist James Gallagher. Originally published in the Observer column of the February 2014 issue of Print Magazine.