RDA Selects: Michael Bierut Imitates Irving Penn

For the next several weeks, we’ll be running selected projects from the 2012 Regional Design Annual along with quotes from their designers. To submit work for the 2013 RDA, click here—the early-bird deadline is February 1, 2013.   Is Drawing Dead? poster …

The 2012 Regional Design Annual Is Here!

Print‘s 2012 Regional Design Annual is now out in the world. Inside you’ll find the best in American graphic design, as selected by our esteemed judges: Sarah Gephart (MGMT. Design), Sagi Haviv (Chermayeff & Geismar), Nicole Jacek (formerly of Karlssonwilker), Jason …

Microsoft’s New Logo and Digital Authenticity

I was standing in line at Duane Reade recently, looking at its latest batch of store-branded products, thinking about how much of a throwback the simple, solid-color designs are.  This got me thinking about the general trend in logo design (and design …

"What's In Your Garbage?"

For the Trash Issue, we asked 18 designers, “What’s in your garbage?” Sam Weber The photo is of my recycling bin, holding some reference photos and crumpled-up drawings. . Natasha Jen, Pentagram One 9-by-12–inch manila envelope; one padded manila envelope …

AIGA: Unjustified

AIGA’s “Justified” competition will select examples of good design that are also described in terms of their effectiveness in meeting the client’s objectives. Entries will be judged based on their design attributes and also how well a short case is …

Exclusive: Pentagram's Newest Partner Is Natasha Jen

Natasha Jen, a young Taiwanese-born graphic designer whose work connects digital media to architecture, has been named Pentagram’s newest partner. She joins the New York office in April as Pentagram’s third new female partner in two months, marking a significant …

2012 New Visual Artist: Drea Zlanabitnig

By Ian Volner “When she started out, she was in awe of everything, completely sweet and lovely and terrific,” says Pentagram’s Paula Scher. “Now she’s still that, but she’s also savvy as all get out.” Scher is talking about Drea …

Scott Dadich Gets Abstract

Scott Dadich, Condé Nast’s Executive Director of Editorial Development, and a few of his VIP friends are putting on what could be considered the “must-attend” show of the year for media creatives. The upcoming Abstract Conference brings together some of the …