December 2008 Table of Contents
REGIONAL DESIGN ANNUAL 2008 Introduction Inside the 2008 Regional Design Annual. BY JOYCE RUTTER KAYE
* Web extra: Go behind the scenes to see how the ingenious designers at Gluekit constructed this issue’s cover. Far West California North, California South, Northwest, and the Rest of the West. INTRODUCTION BY ALISSA WALKER Southwest Dallas, Austin, Houston/Rest of Texas, and the Rest of the Southwest. INTRODUCTION BY CLIFF KUANG Midwest Minnesota, Illinois. Missouri, Ohio, and the Rest of the Midwest. INTRODUCTION BY JANE LERNER
South Tennessee, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and the Rest of the South. INTRODUCTION BY EDWARD LOVETT
East Washington/Baltimore, Mid-Atlantic, and New England. INTRODUCTION BY ANGELA STARITA
New York City The Big Apple. INTRODUCTION BY JEREMY LEHRER
F.O.B. Lulu disappoints, D.C.’s downtown surrealism, Grant Achatz designs a cookbook, and the year that almost was. Plus: Khoi Vinh, design director of nytimes.com, talks to Mark Porter, creative director of The Guardian, about the paper’s recently redesigned website.
SHELF LIFE Strong Language, returning books, and daring dairy. MONOLOGUE Works—Progress? The Orphan Works Act may mean copyright chaos for graphic artists. BY MARK DERY OBSERVER Paper Trails In the French city of Avignon, street posters are unruly and inspiring. BY RICK POYNOR DIALOGUE David Butler, vice president of design, Coca-Cola. BY STEVEN HELLER
IN PRINT Vol. 37/no. 6; vol. 38/no. 2 Where’s Canada? It must be here somewhere. Has anyone seen Puerto Rico? BY MARTIN FOX DESKTOP Coming Interactions The year ahead. BY ANDREI MICHAEL HERASIMCHUK Plus: Paul Shaw reviews Studio Lettering in Hot Type.
BOOKS Gary Panter, edited by Dan Nadel REVIEW BY BILL KARTALOPOULOS
The Call of Trains: Railroad Photographs by Jim Shaughnessy, by Jeff Brouws; The New West: Landscapes Along the Colorado Front Range, by Robert Adams REVIEW BY MARK LAMSTER
New Graphics Design in China edited by Javin Mo REVIEW BY BUZZ POOLE
What It Is, by Lynda Barry REVIEW BY HILLARY CHUTE
END PRODUCT War Collage BY JIM HANAS