Print’s Spring 2016 Issue: Hollywood NYC

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Print‘s Spring 2016 issue takes a dive into the largest design capital of the world: New York City. Get an exclusive look into the lives of design celebrities-from James Victore to Timothy Goodman, Jessica Walsh to Stefan Sagmeister. And then ask yourself: what makes a designer a celebrity? And is there a difference between “celebrity” and “fame?” All of this PLUS the winners of the Typography & Lettering Awards, the history of Helvetica and a sneak peek at Seymour Chwast’s next exhibit.

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Inside Print’s Spring 2016 issue, you’ll find:

The Hollywood Issue: New York


Print presents a photo essay celebrating 56 of New York City’s most influential, classic and cutting-edge creatives working today.

Check out behind-the-scenes images from Print’s exclusive photo shoot.

A New York State of Design


How did the Big Apple become the world’s premier design hub-and does it still hold the title?



Six New York firms reflect on their identities-proving that the process of creating and maintaining a branded look is anything but identical.

The Unexpected Cartographer


Discover distortion and opinion in the mind-bending, massive maps of Paula Scher.

The Winners of the Print Typography & Lettering Awards


“Outstanding.” “Innovative.” “Surprisingly different.” This is how Dr. Shelley Gruendler, founder of Type-Camp, describes this year’s Type & Lettering Awards winners.

For more exclusive images and to see the full roster of merits, check out the winners of the PRINT Typography & Lettering Awards! Plus—read about Tortorice and the award-winning Starfysh project at

Grids + Guides


Seymour Chwast declares war on war. Vermilion Sands goes 3D. Today’s best type triumphs.



Celebrity magazines went from being the mouthpiece of Tinseltown to today’s tabloid trainwrecks.



How did Helvetica gain its star status… and why didn’t Univers land the role instead?



The key to immortality (sometimes, anyway): eponymous typefaces.

Into the Archives


Alexander Isley. Karim Rashid. Jessica Helfand. Ivan Chermayeff. For this special issue, Print went Into The(ir) Archives.

Into the Archives: Read the full story of Heller’s adventures as a teenage pornographer.



Print‘s longtime critic reflects on the evolution of fame in the New Media age.

The Last Word


Isadora Duncan dances into the history books.

Find all of this and more in the Spring 2016 issue of Print Magazine!