Vol. 64, Number 6
Print‘s Regional Design Annual is the most comprehensive survey of graphic design in the United States, containing 200 pages of award-winning work, and the only design annual organized by geography. Representing every region of the country, the issue highlights inspiring work from the Golden Gate to the Empire State.
Judged by Lucille TenazasFounder and principal of Tenazas Design, based in San Francisco for 20 years until relocating to New York in 2006, Lucille Tenazas is the Henry Wolf Professor in the School of Art, Media, and Technology at Parsons The New School for Design and was the founding chair of the MFA program in design at California College of the Arts. She was the national president of AIGA from 1996 to 1998 and received a National Design Award from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in 2002.
SOUTHWESTJudged by Randy J. HuntThe design director at Etsy and founder of design studio Citizen Scholar, Randy Hunt is also the co-founder of Supermarket, an online design marketplace. His work has been honored by the Type Directors Club, the ONE show, and the American Advertising Association. His writing and interviews appear in various publications.
MIDWESTJudged by Gary Fogelson and Phil LublinerGary Fogelson and Phil Lubliner are the two halves of the studio Fogelson-Lubliner. Phil, originally from Chicago, was formerly a designer and art director at R/GA, Framfab-Copenhagen, and Honest. Gary, born and raised in New Jersey, was a designer at Open and occasionally fills in as art director of the New York Times Op-Ed page. Both are currently teaching part-time at Pratt Institute.
SOUTHJudged by Leland MaschmeyerRaised in Alpharetta, Georgia, Leland Maschmeyer is partner and creative director at the design firm COLLINS: and teaches Designer as Author classes in the School of Visual Arts’ MFA design program. Worked created by him and his team has been awarded for its strategic excellence by the Jay Chiat Awards, Communication Arts, and the Effie Awards.
EASTJudged by Jennifer KinonThe current president of AIGA/NY, Jennifer Kinon is founding partner of the branding and design agency The Original Champions of Design and is on the faculty at the School of Visual Arts’ MFA design program. Prior to founding OCD, she worked at Pentagram, where she won awards from the D&AD, AIGA365, and the Type Directors Club.
NEW YORK CITYJudged by Ken CarboneCo-founder and chief creative director of the Carbone-Smolan Agency, Ken Carbone has worked with client such as W Hotels, Morgan Stanley, Canon, Carnegie Textiles, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Corbis Images, Architectural Record, and the Louvre.
Letter from the EditorMusings on 30 years of the RDA (and how it put your hometown on the map)By Aaron Kenedi
Introducing ImprintIn 2010, Print introduced a new online community to expand the design conversation across all forms of visual culture. We recap some of the best—and most controversial—posts to date.
Artist Q&AFanette Mellier talks about the visual language of CMYK and her second-place win at the Chaumont Poster Festival.By James Gaddy
Top Book Art of 2010A look back at the year’s best cover design in the literary world—in both print and digital form.By Claire Lui
Top Album Art of 2010Our intrepid critic’s take on his favorite album cover art of the year.
By Douglas Wolk