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Observer: In a Critical Condition

In this Observer column from Print’s International Design Issue, Rick Poynor discusses the term critical graphic design and explains what it means for designers today.

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6 of Our Favorite Print Magazine Covers

Looking for a fun, fast-paced type creativity course that helps you sharpen your type skills, learn new ways to generate type solutions and unleash your inner type geek?  Better, Faster Type with Denise Bosler is the course for you. With …

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Designers & Books Founder on the Best Book Lists

In this interview with Designer & Books founder and editor-in-chief, Steve Kroeter, he expands upon Rick Poynor’s “Observer” column in the April issue of Print. Kroeter explains the origins of the site, managing designer’s book lists and some designers and lists that have made an impression.

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Sex + Design: Behind Canadian Club Whiskey’s 2008 Brand Revival

Canadian Club Whiskey’s brand legacy includes a 2008 renaissance with the ever-popular “Damn Right Your Dad Drank It” ad campaign. Find out how two directors send the typical creative brief into a tailspin and turn around a 16 year sales decline, all while highlighting the intersection of sex and design…

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Evolution: Marking Indecency

In the newest issue of Print, the Sex & Design issue, we tastefully explore issues surrounding sex and sexuality. Read the Evolution column by Steven Heller taken from the February issue of Print magazine, which is a look at the sultry history of the XXX sign
and the ubiquitous use of the letter “X.”