NY Art Directors Club

The Cutting Humor of Art Director Michael Gross

Designer kids these days. They’ll never experience the toxic aroma of rubber-cement fumes. Or feel the intense drama of an X-Acto knife slicing into their thumb or plunging head-first into their knee. But Michael Gross remembers. In fact, Gross and his National Lampoon co-conspirators immortalized such experiences in a parody of the graphic design...

Get Excited: Karlssonwilker's 11th-Anniversary Extravaganza

As regular Imprint readers surely know by now, the five-day HOW Design Live superconference—organized by Print’s sister publication, HOW—kicks off this Thursday in Boston. For New Yorkers who can’t make it up to Boston, however, we’re excited to announce that Print will be the media sponsor of another promising event taking place this week....

A True Visionary Gives Chicago A Landmark Branding Campaign Circa 1920-30

(This piece is a much expanded version of an article co-written with photographer/writer John Gruber for Print Magazine and the British trade mag Ads International in 1998.) The thought of Chicago in the 1920’s usually conjures up images of gangsters, Prohibition, and other Roaring 20’s clichés, but there was another movement in the Chicago...