Designer Profiles

6 Unsung Heroes of Design

Giving credit where credit’s due in the vast world of design can be difficult—even when it comes to the work of legendary creators. Here are some connections you may be missing.

John Gall and the Art of Collage

John Gall has been creating award winning designs for over 25 years, first as art director at Grove/Atlantic, followed by a 14 year stint at Vintage/Anchor, imprints of Random House, where he was also a Vice President. He has designed covers for such authors as Dave Eggers, Haruki Murakami, and Vladimir Nabokov and his...

Illuminating Artists and Designers

Rafael Vasquez has been photographing designers and illustrators for the past few years. He corners his subjects at events and asks them for permission to enter their homes and studios. “For me, the joy of the creative process of portraiture is the sublime path of happiness in my life,” he writes. He plays with...