Print’s August 2014 Issue

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By: Jinnie Compton | July 7, 2014

Print Magazine’s August 2014 Issue is the Lessons Learned Issue. In this issue, we take a look at how the past has played an important role in the present and future of design and the lessons we have learned along the way.


Inside Print Magazine’s August 2014 Issue You’ll Find:


Designing a Legend

Industry great George Tscherny reflects on a lifetime of profound influences, inspiration and role models.

By George Tscherny

One Hundred

As AIGA celebrated a century of shaping today’s (and tomorrow’s) designers, we look back on the organization’s past milestones with this exclusive time-line.

By Jessica Kuhn and AIGA

Web Extras: Catch up with all of the coverage surrounding AIGA’s 100-year anniversary.

  1. AIGA Centennial: How Best to Serve 25,000 Members

  2. 100 Years of Type in Design at Century Exhibit

  3. AIGA @ 100

MFA in Graphic Design

These 11 MFA programs offer a variety of specialties for those engaged in the noble pursuit of higher ed.

By Steven Brower

Web Extra: Additional MFA programs, including international ones, will be spotlighted online. Check back often for updates.

Evoking Memories

Memory is a powerful communicative device, and many designers struggle to decide when to employ it. These historical examples illuminate why and when it works.

By Angela Reichers

Six Seconds or Less

Vines and animated GIFs aren’t just for top 10 lists and witty comebacks. Artists and brands are taking short motion media to the next level to create, play and advertise.

By Jason Tselentis


Grids+Guides: Discover folded fashions, James Jean re-imagined and Typorama. Plus, find out what they didn’t teach you in design school.

Evolution: From baby animals to mascots, why can’t we get enough of “cute”? Steven Heller investigates.

Interview: Print soaks up the wisdom of Grace Bonney, whose Design*Sponge blog inspires creatives with interior design, DIY, floral photography, catfish recipes and everything in between.

Dialogue: The husband-and-wife duo behind the studio Kind Company talks shop and discusses a multitude of entrepreneurial ventures.

Dilemma: Grad students tackle a major global health problem that can be solved with the simplest action: hand-washing.

Reviews: VSA Partners set out to build a better bulldog for Mack Trucks with a total brand redesign. Plus, Print’s interactive content director reviews the Momentage app.

The Last Word: Seymour Chwast drops by Karl Marx’s bedside to see what parting wisdoms the comrade has to offer.