November/December 2006 Table of Contents
Introduction Inside the 2006 Regional Design Annual. BY JOYCE RUTTER KAYE
Far West California North, California South, Northwest, and the Rest of the West. INTRODUCTION BY EDWARD LOVETT
Southwest Dallas, Austin, Houston/Rest of Texas, and the Rest of the Southwest. INTRODUCTION BY ANGELA VOULANGAS
Midwest Minnesota, Illinois. Missouri, Ohio, and the Rest of the Midwest. INTRODUCTION BY CATHY FISHEL
South Tennessee, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and the Rest of the South. INTRODUCTION BY EVE KAHN
East Washington/Baltimore, Mid-Atlantic, and New England. INTRODUCTION BY CAITLIN DOVER
New York City The Big Apple. INTRODUCTION BY JEREMY LEHRER
CONTRIBUTORS Where we’re calling from.
F.O.B. Holiday ornaments 12 years in the making, Peter Saville’s garden, and some not-so-great ideas.
SHELF LIFE The Pipettes’ pose, a body-slimming camera, and Hendrik Hertzberg’s million dots.
MONOLOGUE Dada Vu The 20th century’s most anarchic movement still influences art and design. BY STEVEN HELLER
OBSERVER Junk Bonds Photographing everyday objects introduces a new way of seeing. BY RICK POYNOR
DIALOGUE Rick Valicenti, designer, entrepreneur, provocateur. INTERVIEW BY STEVEN HELLER
IN PRINT Vol. 37/No. 4 Two ad and design shops have been featured in the Regional from the beginning. BY MARTIN FOX
DESKTOP Amateurs Rank BY JEFF HOWE Plus: Letterheads online, pricey ink, and a clip-art classic.
BOOKS Spy: The Funny Years, by Kurt Andersen, Graydon Carter, and George Kalogerakis REVIEW BY MICHAEL MUSTO In Vogue: The Illustrated History of the World’s Most Famous Fashion Magazine, by Alberto Oliva and Norberto Angeletti REVIEW BY CAROLITA JOHNSON Free Press: Underground & Alternative Publications 1965–1975, by Jean-Francois Bizot REVIEW BY RICHARD LINGEMAN Sparkle and Spin, by Ann and Paul Rand REVIEW BY RHONDA RUBINSTEIN
FRAMES Down the Tubes For the animated feature Flushed Away, CGI takes an old-new direction. BY JOSEPH KENNEDY
EVENT Altitude Pressure Aspen Design Summit, June 20–23, 2006. REVIEW BY ALICE TWEMLOW
END PRODUCT The Book I Drew BY GEETA DAYAL