UCLA Blueprint made its debut last month.
Guest Blog Post by Image Source Interview by John O’Reilly with Boat Magazine Editor Erin Spens Design Week called Boat magazine “One of the most exciting new titles we’ve seen in a while. A brilliant concept and equally brilliant execution.” Creative Review couldn’t resist a seaworthy metaphor in its praise, “Still moving, Boat Magazine continues to be one […]
Creative Director Matt Checkowski is known for such innovative projects as digital content for an opera, the first ever pop-up museum for scent and co-creating the dream sequences in Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report. His company, The D4D, in downtown Los Angeles, is a hub of creativity and a place that inspires ideas with a playful, […]
As part of our 50th Anniversary celebration GDUSA has conducted a series of surveys within the design community. This time around we asked our readers to tell us their favorite magazine designs of the past 50 years. Let us know if we missed any of your favorites. 1. Rolling Stone
Women in Graphic Design Why do apparently so few women feature in the history of design? Why do so few women speak at conferences? Why are previously well-known women ‘forgotten’? Are women judged today solely on the basis of their quality of work? First published in Germany, Women in Graphic Design 1890–2012 — whose contributors […]
Here’s a little treat from the archives. This playful illustration by Seymour Chwast ran in a 1970 ad for Strathmore paper. Little Miss Muffet is eating her curds with whey when along came a spider and sat down beside her but it looks like she didn’t run away. The ad focuses on “Irrational Fears” including […]
Document: is a new magazine created by students at the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) at the University of Bridgeport. Each issue will document diverse cultural responses to universally important themes.
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 […]
Are your mailings feeling a little sluggish lately? All it takes to make your mailings healthy is this “excellent tonic for anemic budgets.” With these simple instructions your envelopes are sure to put the pep back in your step. In case this remedy doesn’t do the trick here are some award winning direct mail pieces […]
“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 […]
Called “The Masterpiece of Magazines” by the Wall Street Journal, Vintage Magazine challenges all preconceptions of what a magazine can be. Magazine creator Ivy Baer Sherman refers to her works as “portable museums”; each issue is a wealth of great art, commentary, and innovative use of 2D and 3D space. Paging through an issue, one […]