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The Black Experience in Graphic Design (1968)

The author of a 30-year-old Print article on diversity, Cheryl D. Holmes-Miller, surveys the industry in our summer 2016 issue to see who is designing the solution to a problem that continues to this day. Here, we dig into the Print archives to share the articles that started the conversation. For more,...

Insider Histories: Black Cartoonist E. Simms Campbell

E. Simms Campbell was an indispensable part of Esquire’s birth in the early 1930s. He established its visual style. He invented the original Esky character. And, in the words of its founding editor Arnold Gingrich, his full-page color cartoons “catapulted the magazine’s circulation from the start.” Campbell may also be the...

Today's Obsession: Typography Shop

To proclaim your solidarity with your fellow designers in a way that will be sure to make your Mom ask “Now honey, tell me again what it is that you do?” again, cruise on over to Typography Shop and indulge in one (or a few) of their white-on-black or black-on-white t-shirt...