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Print’s August 2012 Issue

The Trash Issue—with a special section guest designed by Sulki & Min

The Trash Issue: Featuring a special section guest designed by Sulki & Min; a visual essay by Jillian Tamaki; a look into the garbage cans and recycling bins of 18 designers; the winners of Print‘s 2012 Color Competition; and stories by Rick Poynor, Steven Heller, Debbie Millman, Fritz Swanson, Michèle Champagne, and more.


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FEATURES

Reused, Rewasted, Reabandoned, Reforgotten, Recollected Trash and its endless afterlife. By Sulki & Min


Loving Garbage Print recycles: This 1993 story on an exhibition of waste management is reprinted throughout the feature well. By Tod Lippy


Trash the Block A visual catalog of lost and abandoned objects in one Brooklyn neighborhood. By Jillian Tamaki


Trashed and Found A packaging designer discovers her own work discarded in the streets. By Debbie Millman


Print’s 2012 Color Competition Our annual look at the best use of color in design

Garbage Without Borders

A travelogue of crappy graphics.

By Michèle Champagne


Death of a Pressman

A remembrance of Tom Trumble, letterpress pressman, and a meditation on preservation and nostalgia.

By Fritz Swanson

Killing Time

Jennifer Heuer, Post Typography, and Rumors tell us about their favorite projects that never saw the light of day. Also, 18 designers answer the question “What’s in your garbage?”


Waste Not

Could a locally made garbage can help bring American manufacturing back from the brink?

By Alissa Walke


UP FRONT


Grids+Guides Droog goes waste-free, Aesthetic Apparatus puts a new spin on up-cycling, Steven Heller studies ice cream, and The New York Times Magazine talks trash.


DEPARTMENTS

Dialogue Steven Heller interviews Kevin O’Callaghan, junkyard alchemist.


Stereotype Paul Shaw and Stephen Coles on the workaday beauty of stencil letters


Interaction Is information overload killing our ability to think?


Best Practices Getting rid of sticky-label liners


Observer Rick Poynor on the aesthetic transformation of waste


IN BACK

Back Issue Martin Fox revives Print’s Salon des Refusés.


Reviews Tom Vanderbilt on “Graphic Design: Now in Production,” and Claire Lui on Robert Caro’s LBJ covers


In the Studio Andrew Byrom’s ample campus work space

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