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Weekend Heller: Liberman Revisited, Hollis Unbound, Sappi Eleven

Czar of Design: Alexander Liberman Alexander Liberman was the last of the czar-like creative directors. He was art director of Vogue for 21 years, eventually becoming editorial director of Condé Nast for another 32 years. During that period, 1962 to 1994, he was master of the overall style (often content) and creation of Allure, Condé Nast Traveler, Details, Glamour, Mademoiselle, Self, Vanity Fair and Vogue. A sculptor, painter, photographer, printmaker, designer, editor and writer, Liberman embraced many lives in one.

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Richard Hollis: History and Historian British graphic designer Richard Hollis  is a seminal figure in postwar design and communication. His first American exhibition is now open (September 20 through November 10) at Artists Space, 55 Walker Street, New York, NY 10013; books@artistsspace.org.

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Sappi’s 2013 Winners that Matter Sappi Fine Paper North America has selected eleven new grant recipients for its 14th annual Ideas that Matter program, the industry’s highly respected grant program aimed at helping designers create and implement print projects for charitable causes. Since 1999, Sappi’s Ideas that Matter program has awarded over $12 million worldwide in grants to designers around the globe to support their work for nonprofit programs and organizations. “This year’s winning projects reflect the on-going commitment in the design community to utilize design in combination with innovative thinking to solve social problems. Grantees submitted outstanding proposals outlining their ideas, creative execution and their unique ability to instill positive social, cultural or environmental change,” notes a Sappi release.

A complete listing can be found here.

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