interviews

Paul Sahre, Graphic Designer, Video Director, Monster Truck Lover

John Flansburgh and John Linnell, the cofounders of They Might Be Giants, aren’t just known for brainy, unconventional indie rock. They also have a history of working with great graphic designers and artists—Helene Silverman, Barbara Glauber, Marcel Dzama, and Sam Potts. So when Flansburgh emailed Paul Sahre an invitation to work with the group on...

What People Don’t get About My Job

The Atlantic has been running a great series of first-person interviews called “What People Don’t get About My Job.” I love it because it shows that people really do think about their work, and actually try to do a good job from day to day. There’s a lot of intelligence behind the desk we...

Cinema Komunisto

Serbian director Mila Turajlic has captured the visual history of Yugoslavia in her new film, Cinema Komunisto, which made its North American debut last week at the Tribeca Film Festival. This week it is screening at the San Francisco International Film Festival until May 5, 2011. Turajlic’s documentary provides an unprecedented look into the...

Step Into the Light: An Interview With Radiohead's Stage Designer Andi Watson

As a lighting and stage designer, Andi Watson is unrivaled. I first witnessed his work on the Radiohead tour for “Kid A” 10 years ago. Since then, every time I’ve seen Radiohead perform live, I’ve looked forward to the muted yet intoxicating stage show theatrics as much as the music itself. Watson’s sets seem...

Tibor Kalman vs. Joe Duffy Revisited

[Editor's note: Twenty-one years ago to the month, Print hosted a spirited debate in its New York offices between two of design's biggest names, Joe Duffy and Tibor Kalman. The pair's sit down has become legendary in the industry and many people still talk about it to this day. We thought it would be...