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Want to Be Considered for PRINT’s Designer of the Week?

If you’re interested in being considered for PRINT’s Designer of the Week, please email a headshot, 5–10 images of your work (around 1000px max width if possible) and answers to the below questions to info[at]printmag[dot]com with the subject line Designer of the Week. Name: Name of Firm/Studio, if applicable: Location: Website: Design school attended, if applicable: How would you...

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A Cross-Continental Creative Collaboration

Serendipitous encounters happen all the time on the Internet, and luckily for us, we know of one that set in motion an exemplary creative collaboration. Designer Craig Black, hailing from Scotland, and designer Nicole Phillips of Australia, connected over social media on their love of design and typography. An International Creative Collaboration: Opposites Attract...

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Persuasive Advertising: Connotations & Associations

“Turn the mind toward,” or ad vertere, is the ideological cornerstone of advertising. Determining what visual communication will turn the target audience’s mind to believe in a brand or product requires specialized research into the consumer’s motivations and values. Specialized training in visual communication combined with the ability to execute a compelling visual is not a...

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Black Designers: Missing in Action (1987)

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...

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Black and White: A Portfolio of 40 Statements (1969)

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 dig into the Print archives to share the articles that started the conversation. For more, visit www.printmag.com/summer-16 Black...

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Honoré Daumier: The Michelangelo of Caricature

“There is a lot of Michelangelo in that fellow,” observed realist author and playwright Honoré Balzac in reference to Honoré Daumier. As one of the better-known artists of the French Realism Movement, which took place from 1840 to the late nineteenth century and was an era of artists who honed in on real life often...

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Designer of the Week: Ryan McGuire

PRINT is excited to introduce our latest Designer (and glorious visual artist) of the Week, Ryan McGuire—guaranteed to make you smile.

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Ruth Ansel: 2016 AIGA Medalist

Early in 2016 five names were chosen to represent the field of graphic design, and Ruth Ansel was one of them. Her achievements, services...

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Tips and Techniques for Adjusting Type in InDesign

Tactfully kerning letters to the appropriate places and ensuring that the lines of text are at the perfect leading size for easy legibility are tasks that we typography nerds revel in and get lost in. We obsess over the microscopic details of alignment and placement. Fortunately for us, InDesign has useful features to make...