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  • Looking Back: Working with Herb Lubalin on U&lc

    After falling in love with Herb’s 1972 “The First Typo-Graphics Agency” booklet, I visited Lubalin, Smith, Carnase on vacation in New York.

  • Digital-Age Perspective From the Electric Information Age

    Bernard Geis, another packager in business at the same time as Agel, had found traction for celebrity books like Jaqueline Smith’s Valley of the Dolls.

  • 2016: The Year in Design That Was

    Designed by Jason Smith and Krista Radoeva, Fontsmith describes the face as a “modern contrasted sans serif tailor-made for high-end brands.” One look at it and you’ll have flashbacks of Optima, which is spot-on because Fontsmith’s founder, Smith, would redraw letterforms based on Hermann Zapf’s classic while in college. But FS Siena is its own typeface, what Smith calls a “personal interpretation.”

  • 2006 Annual Design Review Graphics Honorable Mention

    A simple cardboard box houses two sets of 36 game pieces featuring “illustrated interpretations” of the company’s famous fabrics designed by, among others, the Eameses, Alexander Girard, Hella Jongerius, Gio Ponti, and Paul Smith.

  • Modernism Rediscovered

    I learned that the Smith-Mundt Act, also know as Public Law 402, the U.S.

  • A Life Designed

    The third time was the charm, and I owe a lot of that to Leah Caplan, one of my oldest collaborators, who showered me with inspiration and examples of similar illustrative books (including Keri Smith’s Wreck This Journal, which I loved for its style and playfulness) and helped me find my visual voice.

  • Immigrants Are People, Too

    Kelly Smith, the owner of a yoga studio: I see it from my studio; it makes the skyway a safer place to be.

  • How Frank Miller’s Sin City Got the Deluxe Treatment

    And several Eisner Award winners, such as Jeff Smith, Jill Thompson, and Sergio Aragonés, contributed short appreciations of this work.

  • Monte Beauchamp Blabs About His Fine Art-Comics-Graphics-Illustration World

    ." ©2009 Owen Smith .Dooley: How do you distinguish between fine art and illustration?

  • A Chicago Tribune Geek-Out !

    Andy Gump was from “The Gumps” by Sidney Smith, Winnie Winkle was by Martin Branner, “Smitty” was by Walter Berndt, and Harold Teen was by Carl Ed (pronounced “eed”).

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