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Mohawk Celebrates Champions of Craft

In the January/February 2015 edition of GDUSA, Mohawk was the exclusive sponsor of the 52nd Annual People To Watch editorial feature. That kicked off a year long initiative in the pages of GDUSA by the fine paper maker to recognize the work of aspiring and seasoned designers through a series of storytelling inserts entitled “Champions of...


Agfa GreenWorks

Learn about Agfa GreenWorks and find GreenWorks Accredited Members


Aileen Pasion

Aileen Pasion is a Visual Designer in West Los Angeles.


Katy Brooks

Katy Brooks will graduate this fall with a BFA in Graphic Design.


Shani Sandy

As a young girl, Shani Sandy wanted to be a fine artist. Today, Shani is the Creative Director at S&P Capital IQ, a financial data and technology firm.


Matthew Muñoz

Matthew Muñoz is Chief Design Officer and Partner at New Kind, a 12-person company whose purpose is to bring people together to share in the adventure of creating the future.


Matt Lehman

Matt Lehman has worked in graphic design specializing in advertising and branding for over ten years, starting at Anderson Design Group in Nashville TN.


Kevin Cantrell

Kevin Cantrell is an art director, designer and lettering artist who recently opened a studio in Salt Lake City UT specializing in brand identity and strategy, custom lettering, packaging and interactivity.


Jim Read

As the Creative Director for Pearl, Jim Read leads and manages the creative direction and manages client projects from concept through completion while supervising and inspiring the creative team.


David Schwarz

David Schwarz is an award-winning creative leader and founding partner of HUSH, a design agency.


Green Design 2014

Sponsored By Rolland Sustainability continues to exert a powerful impact in design decisions. In our June 2014 Print Design survey, roughly eight-in-ten GDUSA readers specify eco-friendly papers sometimes, and more than a nine-in-ten say that sustainability is a factor in their design assignments and solutions. At one time, designers identified “green” with the specific attributes...


5 Online Etiquette Tips to Avoid Digital Disaster

We’ve all had moments of frustration at work – some leading to hastily crafted emails or thoughtless tweets. The Creative Group has some online etiquette tips that can save you, your product or company from disaster. As the creative staffing agency notes, one flip comment in today’s digital world can go viral, quickly damaging a...


The Truth About Design Pricing: From the Perspective of a Recent College Grad

Guest Blog Post by Daniel Ackerman Upon reading the Welcome Letter entitled “Intelligence Made Visual,” by Gordon Kaye, Publisher of GDUSA, in the 50th Anniversary of the American Graphic Design Awards, which I am published in, I was inspired to write this blog entry which I hope will inspire other young designers. During the long,...


Mohawk Embraces Makers

Mohawk is standing foursquare with the emerging maker culture. In a technological era punctuated with e-mail, smart phones, tablets and texts, the venerable paper mill is supporting this community of like-minded makers with the introduction of three new publications: The Mohawk Declaration of Craft, Mohawk Craft Cooperative and Mohawk Maker Quarterly. The publications feature the...


Sears Designers Upcycle for Inspiration

They say one man’s trash is another’s treasure. What about another man’s masterpiece? That’s the challenge posed to the UX team at Sears Holdings Corp. for their second annual art exhibition. The 250+ team of designers, writers, developers, web architects, researchers, and others were invited to up-cycle artistically. Essentially, upcycling is the process of converting...


Highest Honors: Top US Design Schools

In our last edition, GDUSA ran its annual Students To Watch feature. The students were so interesting — and so many readers have asked to learn more about the schools which have nurtured them — that we have whipped up a roundup of the institutions represented — as well as a handful of other favorites....


Have You Ever Shopped By Story? You’d Be Surprised

Guest Post by Tania Garbe Have you ever made a design purchase because you liked the story behind the product? Because the product involved former gang member’s talents in its designs, or because the entrepreneur behind minimalist home wooden artifacts supports a NY non-profit urban garden, composting and learning center? This new way to purchase is...


USA TODAY Breaks out of Lock-In

I love newspapers. I read an (unnamed) New York City tabloid for 45 minutes every morning.  When I hold a newspaper, I grasp an achievable and enjoyable goal, a process I want to return to every day. When I see a news site designed like a newspaper, the feeling is much different. I consume a...


Longing for My Letraset

“Companies who understand the creative mind have always been rare but, in our 50 years of publishing, it is hard to remember a time when they have been more scarce. Changing technologies and tightening economics are creating dislocations, established brands are disappearing faster than Twinkies, and many companies who once embraced our magnificent market have...