Print’s April 2013 Issue
The New Visual Artists are Print’s annual picks of the best 20 young designers in the world, as nominated by a small and discerning group of judges. This year’s crop—technically 21, since Team Thursday is a duo—hail from Brooklyn, Iran, South Korea, Portugal, Palo Alto, Rotterdam, and Minneapolis. They make illustrations and graphics, websites and jokes. Behold, the class of 2013!
Grids+Guides Aperture redesigned, a new magazine for urban thinkers, and roaring new scarves by Pinar&Viola
Evolution Steven Heller considers the long history (and uncertain future) of the university seal.
Ask Jennifer Print’s new advice columnist, Jennifer Daniel, answers readers’ most vexing questions.
Interaction An elegy for the text box, by Paul Ford
Stereotype Paul Shaw and Stephen Coles pick seven recent typefaces worth embracing.
Observer Rick Poynor on the unwritten relationship between graphic design and photography
Commencement Addresses What to tell designers just beginning their careers: Two visual essays by Matt Dorfman and Astrid Stavro.
The New Visual Artists
Recessional A visual essay by Scott Stowell
Back Issue Martin Fox rediscovers a remarkable magazine designed by high schoolers.
Reviews Colin McSwiggen and Mariah Nielson’s mimetic take on Michael Rock’s Multiple Signatures; plus, Kokoro & Moi’s new Nordic identity
The Last Word Seymour Chwast intercepts Amelia Earhart’s final radio transmission.