Publication Design

Publication design is at the heart of communicating effectively—for media outlets, artists, and promotional projects alike. Imprint shows you the best publication design, highlighting effective strategies and examples of the most resonant work in books, magazines, newspapers, comics, and the entirety of design publications. Through this, you can learn to convey narrative, information, opinion, and art in a way best suited to each project.

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Futura’s Paul Renner Tackles Color

Steven Heller opens up a 1946 copy of "Color, Order and Harmony: A Color Theory for Artists and Craftsmen" by Paul Renner (creator of Futura), translated by Alexander Nesbitt.

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The Magazine That Was New York

"New York magazine," founded in 1968 by Milton Glaser and Clay Felker, was not just a competitor to the "New Yorker," it had more of a brash, sardonic and sarcastic NYC voice.

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The Devil’s Christmas in June

In 1941 The Composing Room published a Christmas gift for its customers: "The Devil's Pi" by Eli Cantor. In 1967, it was reillustrated and designed by Milton Glaser.

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Eye-Tail-Yin Design Purgatory

Italian graphic design comes in many shades of strange. These are the kind of eclectic artifacts that are getting harder and harder to find in the new digital purgatory.

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The Italian Tarzan Was a Voman

Pantera Bionda was an Italian comics series launched in 1948, featuring Ms. Bionda ("Blonde Panther"), a jungle girl with a sisterly resemblance to Sheena of the Jungle.