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Fascinatingly Awful Stock Photography

Let us start by acknowledging three universal facts. First: stock photography sites are packed, in surprisingly equal measures, with both great and terrible images. Second: something about the truly terrible images—as opposed to the merely uninspired ones—can be thunderously beautiful. Third: The two previous statements form an interesting tension worthy of examination. Why are...

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Black Designers: Missing in Action (1987)

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 share her first Print article—the one that started the conversation. For more, visit www.printmag.com/summer-16 Black Designers: Missing in...

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7 Multidisciplinary Books & Resources for Designers

  As a hardcore book nerd, I maximize opportunities to stock up. I scrimp and save to acquire the graphic design resources I feel are essential to my collection. I’m currently at the point where my book book buying splurge will reach a hyperactive level and I’ll unabashedly stock up on all the graphic...