Photography and Design

In the design world, photography sometimes gets ignored. But photography and graphic design have a long, twinned history, and Print’s vast archive of photos and photo illustrations are sure to inspire graphic designers. You can also immerse yourself in our popular Image of the Day archive, a curated look at the design world through our editors’ and art director’s eyes—visual inspiration refreshed every morning.

Best iPhone Photos Of 2018

Lying on my bed with my iPhone to keep me warm, I decided to emulate the inevitable Year In Pictures reviews that flood the newsstand and email boxes at this time of year. These are my choices from my own phone. They have no rhyme but there is a reason (which I believe is...

Pucker Up

Forthcoming from Princeton Architectural Press for Valentine’s Day, People Kissing: A Century of Photographs by Barbara Levine and Paige Ramey, is not to be missed even on this pucking holiday either. In racy snaps, humorous vintage postcards, and sly candid pics , couples from the Victorian era through the 1970s smooch, canoodle, neck, peck and spoon. The...

Weekend Heller: Photos Before Photography

Over this Weekend before Christmas, give yourself the gift of the current exhibition at The New York Public Library (main branch, the one with the icon NYPL Lions) of marvels from Anna Atkins’s Photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions; this her 1843 magnum opus, ‘”Photographs of British Algae,’ whose first sections she published 175...

Drones R’ U.S.

American culture relishes guns, violent movies, and video games that “dull our sensibility to human suffering,” says designer and artist Dirk Hagner creator of the “Disasters of War” (#Belli Clades) project. . “Sometimes the anticipation of something horrid about to happen can be just as bad or worse than the real event. We all...

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Award-Winning (But Don’t You Call It) Self-Promotion | Patsy

For food photographer Dick Patrick, this was not just a passion project or a self-promotion tool. It was personal in the deepest sense of the word. Patsy is an 80-page, case-bound photo journal that pays homage to his mother’s cooking by telling her story through her recipes, photographed by Dick, as well as other...

Bigger Than Life

Life was the eyes of the nation. Few magazines captured the world through such a powerful lens. Life magazine's photo essays celebrated a barrage of…

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...