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...
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...
In this interview, VSA Partner's CEO Dana Arnett reveals his progression as a designer and his thoughts on design.
Michael Dooley talks with David Mayes and Steve Child about the exhibition "Pushing the Presses" from Typecraft Lithography's Archive Library.
Revealing—and analyzing—Pantone's 2016 Color of the Year selection.
Freelancer worker bees, welcome to your newest procrastination: the new web series HOME/OFFICE explores the follies and triumphs of working three feet from your bed.
Michael Dooley offers an overview of the AIGA National Conference and talks with Amy Nicole Schwartz, winner of the Command-X competition.
Steven Heller explores the progression and current state of the "graphic designer" designation.
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...
Dooley talks with pop culture archaeologist Warren Dotz, author of books on design artifacts such as packaging labels for firecrackers... and Elephant Love.