April 2008 Table of Contents

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Our April 2008 issue shines a spotlight on young designers, including our10th anniversary of New Visual Artists and our 44th Student CoverCompetition. This year’s issue also focuses on the stylish alchemybetween graphics and fashion, including fierce runway invites, and howclassic young adult books have been redesigned over the decades toreflect changing tastes.

Making It Fit

Graphic designers long for the old days of artistic freedom in the fashionindustry. But it’s still possible to find one’s creative match BY ERIKA KAWALEK

People of the Cloth

Digital printing is freeing designers to create whole new future for fabric.CLAIRE LUI

Cover Girls

Young adult novels are rebranded as often as their latest readers come of age.BY REBECCA BENGAL

R.S.V.P.Whether elaborately decorative or arrogantly abstruse, invitations to runwayshows are a way for fashion designers to show their true colors.BY VÉRONIQUE VIENNE

Times of the Sign

It’s been on shopping bags and boxes for decades—a true American brand. Buthow well do you know Lord & Taylor’s signature flourish? BY PAUL SHAWPlus, Angela Voulangas checks out Lord & Taylors new direction.

Satellite Office

At Sputnik, a small pack of students juggles the pressure of art schoolwith the responsibilities of a working design studio. High stress, low rates. Very lowBY COLIN BERRY

PRINTs 44th Student Cover Competition

This year, for the first time, our readers picked the winner.INTRODUCTION BY CLAIRE LUI

New Visual ArtistsOn the 10th anniversary of the competition, we take a look back at thepast decade of winners and present the 2008 class of the 20 brightest design stars under 30

DEPARTMENTS

CONTRIBUTORS

Where we’re calling from.

LETTERS

“What is unnecessary about fighting the War on Terror?”F.O.B. 12 years of animals, Chip Kidd’s new novel, comics for children, what Sagmeister learned, and more.

SHELF LIFE

A picture disc, the mile-high ugh, and Nick Hornby’s jackets.MONOLOGUEBlitzkrieg Top Mall fresh or yellowed with sweat, the rock tee will never die.BY ELLEN CARPENTER

OBSERVER

Sexy Nextness In the pursuit of what’s new, are we missing out on what we’ve already discovered?BY RICK POYNOR

NEWSSTAND

The Handmades Tale American Craft gets redesigned for a new generation of artisans and readers.BY ALISSA WALKER

DIALOGUE

Khoi Vinh, editorial director, NYTIMES.com.INTERVIEW BY STEVEN HELLER

IN PRINTVol. 30/no. 4 At the heart of PRINTs 1976 fashion issue was a revolutionary illustrator.BY MARTIN FOX

DESKTOP

Work With Me Technology that could change our desk-jockey ways.BY ANDREW BLUMPlus: Streamlined image editing, jumpin’ Typeflash, and a piping-hot bowl of fonts.BOOKSDreams of the Rarebit Fiend, by Winsor McCayREVIEW BY BILL KARTALOPOULOS

China Daily Life, by Reineke Otten; China Contemporary, by Christine de Baan, Huang Du, Jaap Guldemond, Garrie van Pinxteren, and Linda Vlassenrood

REVIEW BY CHARLIE MCATEER The Vice Photo Book, by Vice magazine; Parisiennes: A Celebration of French Women, introduction by Xavière Gauthier REVIEW BY CARLO MCCORMICK

With/Without, edited by Shumon Baser, Antonia Carver, and Markus Miesse

REVIEW BY BUZZ POOLEEVENTHigh Peaks, Wide Chasms AIGA and Icograda conferences.REVIEWS BY JAMES GADDY AND ELLEN SHAPIRO

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Cut, Fold, Load, Point, ShootBY CLIFF KUANG