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Getting the Most Out of HOW Design Live

Five days. A hundred speakers. Thousands of your fellow designers. Here’s what you need to know to make sure you extract everything you can from HOW Design Live.

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Print’s April 2014 Issue

The New Visual Artists Issue: This month, we highlight this year’s 20 young artists under the age of 30 who are making their marks as the crème de la crème. Take a look into the portfolios and minds of emerging …

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The Infinitely Deep Colors of Winter

In winter, you can contemplate infinite variations of a single hue: All the shades inherent in white, gray, blue, how each edges into the next. The light enters the sky at a wholly different angle, producing unusual shadows, always racing …

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What’s YOUR Design Live, Sam Harrison?

Veteran HOW Design Live speaker Sam Harrison returns to the stage in Boston. This year’s program is completely customizable; Harrison tells us what he’s planning for his conference agenda.

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Chwast’s Quote: The Illustrated Words of Tibor Kalman

A notable quote from Tibor Kalman, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 119 in a weekly series. Submit a quote in the comments (or on Twitter or Facebook), and it will be considered for a future column. For more Seymour Chwast, check out …

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Design Activism

It is no secret that design has infiltrated every aspect of our lives from the styling of the icons on our smart phones to the ads we see in the newspaper and on billboards and even the jewelry we wear. …

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10 Fantastical Holiday Gift Ideas for Color Fans

Sharpen your pencils and fire up your browsers, color-mavens. The holidays are officially on, and it’s high time to go shopping. Here are the top 10 color-themed gifts this holiday season: First, the splurges. I fell instantly in love with …

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Aaron Draplin Interview, Part 1: “Go Grab It!”

Hailing from the Midwest and calling the Pacific Northwest his professional home, Aaron Draplin (of Field Notes and DDC fame) is the guy you want to talk to at any design event: generous, talented, funny.

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Print’s 2013 Regional Design Annual

The 2013 Regional Design Annual has arrived! This 33rd Regional Design Annual showcases the very best work of 2013 from all corners of the United States from self-promotion, ad campaigns, book covers and much more. This year’s competition was awe …