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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 The Last Word, his illustrated column in Print magazine, available from MyDesignShop.com.

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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. One of the up and coming uses of design is in activism. From the...

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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 these color-wheel rugs by French designer Constance Guisset for Italian rugmaker Nodus. Thanks, Fast...

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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 inspiring and left quite an impression on the judges!! PURCHASE COPY or PURCHASE PDF...

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ROY G. BIV: Outtakes from a Color Maven Tour

Color mavens, the universe just keeps on giving. One month into the release of my new book ROY G. BIV: An Exceedingly Surprising Book About Color, I’ve amassed a wealth of intriguing new facts, lore and stories. Here are a few of my best finds. Exactly how many shades of gray are there? Steve...

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Self-Portrait As Your Traitor: Debbie Millman Interview

Debbie Millman recently sat down with us and shared some deeper insight into the work and emotion behind her new book of visual essays, Self Portrait As Your Traitor, as well as a sneak peek in to her creative process and how she keeps that childlike inspiration alive!