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Print’s August 2013 Issue

Graphic design and photography go hand in hand, so we thought it was only natural to explore the connections between the two crafts in this issue. We shine a light on the working relationships between art director/photography duos whose collaborations you’ve surely admired for years. You’ll also learn the history behind the now ubiquitous...

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Print’s June 2013 Issue

This month we explore one of the most important topics in the design vernacular: Color. Nearly every story focuses on color, from Steven Heller’s look at the power of the color red, to Jude Stewart’s survey of color trends, to Stephen Coles’ and Paul Shaw’s primer about creating color effects with layered type. We...

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Print’s April 2013 Issue

The New Visual Artists are Print’s annual picks of the best 20 young designers in the world, as nominated by a small and discerning group of judges. This year’s crop—technically 21, since Team Thursday is a duo—hail from Brooklyn, Iran, South Korea, Portugal, Palo Alto, Rotterdam, and Minneapolis. They make illustrations and graphics, websites...

Print Magazine Illustration Issue 2013

Print’s February 2013 Issue

The Illustration Issue: This month we sketch out a portrait of illustration, capturing the field in its many guises. Rob Walker has an epic look inside the Pencil Factory warehouse, long a creative hub for Brooklyn designers. Meanwhile, Fritz Swanson profiles the Dutch illustrator Tim Enthoven, known for his meticulous, uncanny vision; and Steven...

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Print’s 2012 Regional Design Annual

For 32 years, the Regional Design Annual has sliced up American design into discernable shapes and parceled them out by region. We rely on our judges to make the final cuts, and this time we had help from Sarah Gephart (MGMT. Design), Sagi Haviv (Chermayeff & Geismar), Nicole Jacek (Karlssonwilker), Jason Kernevich and Dustin...

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Print’s October 2012 Issue

The International Issue We’re the first to admit that we can be a parochial bunch. Our offices are in New York, and the city tends to have an outsize presence in these pages. So for this issue, we decided to try something different: no stories on New York designers. And why stop there: no...

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Print’s August 2012 Issue

The Trash Issue—with a special section guest designed by Sulki & Min The Trash Issue: Featuring a special section guest designed by Sulki & Min; a visual essay by Jillian Tamaki; a look into the garbage cans and recycling bins of 18 designers; the winners of Print‘s 2012 Color Competition; and stories by Rick...

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Print’s June 2012 Issue

The Play issue, from NBA branding to Lego urbanism. On the Cover: Symphonic Band—Univ. S. Illinois / 1965, by Paul Octavious, from the series “Grandpa’s Records.” Octavious says: “My Grandpa Jud used to play records for me all the time as a kid. I would sit on his floor while he propped his feet...

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Print’s April 2012 Issue

The New Visual Artists Issue, in which we celebrate the best and brightest young artists in the field. PURCHASE COPY | PURCHASE PDF | DOWNLOAD SINGLES On the cover: For this issue’s cover, we wanted to highlight the amazing work by our New Visual Artists, but the question quickly arose: How do you show 20...

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Print’s February 2012 Issue

The Power Issue, in which we examine the true influence of design and the designer. PURCHASE COPY / PURCHASE DOWNLOAD On the cover: We asked Mirko Ilić to reinterpret one of the classic graphics created by Philippe Vermès during the 1968 French protests. To see the original, click here. To purchase print or digital copies...