A follow up to two highly successful monographs on the work of Neville Brody showcases projects completed since the mid-1990s. Thematic sections address typographic experimentation, information graphics, cultural subversion, and design systems by a creative legend.
Haddad & Partners’ Sweet 16th Anniversary
Ad agency, Haddad & Partners celebrated its 16th anniversary — and March Madness — and a new agency logo — at an epic party last week. UConn basketball greats engaged agency members in a pop-a-shot competition at Dockside Brewery in Milford CT.
TDC Opens Call For Three Scholarships
The Type Directors Club has opened the call for applications for their three student scholarship programs. The programs all have an entry deadline of March 24.
Girls Who Print Mobilizes For Print HERstory Month
The fifth annual Women’s Print HERstory Month returns in March to inspire the “fierce, fabulous females of print.” Girls Who Print is seeking to mobilize women of the industry around the event.
Encyclopedia Of UX Design Set For Spring
Rockport will publish the Universal Principles of UX this spring. The encyclopedia has been compiled with the help of UX experience design guru Irene Pereyra.
Work That Feels (And Is) Meaningful
Gordon Kaye and Sasha Kaye-Walsh are editors at Graphic Design USA/GDUSA. These comments first ran in October 2022. They deal with GDUSA’s 2022 Health+Wellness Design Awards, the annual Responsible Designers feature, and more news and ideas.
Running Ahead: 50 Years of Cougar®
For fifty years, Cougar Paper has defined the path for print as an art form and invited those who hold it in their hands to be captivated by its beauty. Domtar, sponsor of GDUSA’s 2022 Responsible Designers report, is celebrating this impressive history.
AIGA Worldstudio Scholarships Awarded
AIGA has announced the winners of the 2022/2023 AIGA Worldstudio Scholarships. Awarded annually, the scholarships encourage social and environmental responsibility and cultural awareness in the next generation of artists and designers.
SCAD Campaign Celebrates Film Festival
Over 20 SCAD students and alumni collaborated to create a dynamic and extensive creative campaign, shot in historic Savannah, to celebrate the SCAD Savannah Film Festival’s 25th anniversary.
Chip Kidd’s Batman Artwork Collection on View at MICA
Legendary Chip Kidd, a Batman expert, was inspired to invite some of the world’s greatest illustrators, cartoonists and designers to sketch one-of-a-kind covers with complete creative freedom.
Richard Poulin on Rudolph de Harak
RIchard Poulin has written the first major publication on the life and work of celebrated mid-century modernist graphic designer Rudolph de Harak. The subhead: Rational Simplicity.
‘Where Are All The Black People’ Conference Returns
The One Club has announced its 12th annual ‘Where Are All The Black People’ diversity conference and career fair. It will take place in New York and online October 6-7. The hybrid conference is free.
TDC Sets First Confab On Native North American Typography
This virtual event has been created to foster dialogue between Native and non-Native type communities, includes presentations, discussions, and workshops. The dates: November 11-12.
Gericke, Beeler, Johnson, Jacobson Are SEGD ‘Classmates’
SEGD’s class of Fellows for 2022 includes Michael Gericke of Pentagram, Julie Beeler and Brad Johnson of Second Story, and Alan Jacobson of Exit Design. Past Fellows include Ed Schlossberg, Paula Scher and Massimo Vignelli.
ADC Pioneers To Be Honored
The One Club will present the Manship Medallion to a select group creative leaders who have played a significant role in ADC history. Gail Anderson, Brian Collins, Paula Scher, Richard Wilde, George Lois, Eileen Hedy Schultz are among those recognized.
Parsons Book Marks 100 Years of Communication Design
The New School’s Parsons School of Design has published a new book written and edited by several professors which celebrates the 100th anniversary of the school’s Communication Design program.
Cooper Hewitt Explores ‘Designing Peace’
Commencing June 10, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum will present “Designing Peace,” an exhibition exploring the unique role design can play in pursuing peace.
AIGA Sets Design + Business Conference
Lynda Decker, Michael Bierut and Katrina Alcorn are among those featured in AIGA’s second annual Design + Business Conference to showcase how design is impacting businesses in measurable ways.
Pentagram, NYT Top Type Directors Club Competition
The winners of the Type Directors Club TDC68 Communication Design and 25TDC Typeface Design competitions have been announced. Pentagram and The New York Times Magazine were the most honored.
Design Museum Everywhere Sets Week Of Programming
Design Museum Week will feature five days of virtual and in-person programs in cities nationwide from April 25-29. The organizer is Design Museum Everywhere; workshops, presentations and lightning talks are included.
AIGA and Yale Mix Business and Design
AIGA and the Yale School of Management come together for the ‘Business Perspectives for Creative Leaders’ Executive Learning Program.’ The program is now in its 15th year.
Cooper Hewitt On Creative Responses To Epidemics
“Design and Healing: Creative Responses to Epidemics” Exhibition will open in December at Cooper Hewitt. It documents how, in response to COVID-19 and other health crises, designers, doctors and others collaborate to innovate.
AIGA Announces Initiative With Wiki Education
AIGA has announced an initiative with Wiki Education to expand and build more comprehensive design histories. AIGA Wiki Scholars Program will provide training for AIGA members to add and expand the design knowledge base.
LogoLounge 13 Open For Submissions
LogoLounge.com is currently accepting submissions for LogoLounge Book 13, which will feature 3,000 of the best and brightest logos from around the world.
AIGA Announces Hispanic Heritage Talks 2021
Under the AIGA umbrella and throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, Latinx and Hispanic Creatives will share their culture, contributions, and best practices to move design forward.
Asian American Designers Break The Silence
Outspoken By Design is a group art show celebrating, supporting, and amplifying AAPI voices with the goal of raising money and awareness to #StopAsianHate. Wunderman Thompson is calling on AAPI designers across the globe to submit designs.
Gordon Kaye: Thoughts On Our 57th Design Annual
As we try to cope with pandemics, politics and protests, our 57th Design Annual suggests that out of the crucible we can expect an even more influential graphic design profession to emerge.
Van Jones Keynote’s Diversity Conference
CNN host and politcal commentator Van Jones is the keynote speaker at The One Club’s Global ‘Where Are All The Black People’ Diversity Conference taking place September 22-24.
Poster House Reopens!
Poster House, the nation’s only museum dedicated to the global history of posters, has recently reopened.
AIGA Unidos Hispanic Heritage Talks
Under the AIGA Unidos umbrella, and throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, Latinx and Hispanic Creatives are sharing their culture, contributions and best practices to move design forward.
AIGA Commemorates 19th Amendment Centennial
AIGA campaigns seek to increase voter engagement and commemorate the 100th anniversary of voting rights for women.
HOW Design Live (Re)set For October
New dates for HOW Design Live have been set. It’s October 26-29 in Atlanta.
LogoLounge Book 12 Call For Entry
Don’t miss the chance for unlimited submissions to the graphic design industry’s most respected logo competition.
Largest Paper Fashion Show Set For Denver
The One Club for Creativity Denver’s 16th Annual Paper Fashion Show, which features extravagant fashions and ensembles made by local designers, is set for April 30.
The One Club Partners With Spotify For Portfolio Night
The One Club for Creativity has announced a partnership with Spotify to serve as exclusive sponsor of the club’s 2020 Portfolio Night All-Stars program.
Sappi Ideas That Matter Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Sappi North America, Inc. has named 2019 recipients of its annual Ideas that Matter grant program. Celebrating its 20th year, the program provides funding to support the production and distribution of social impact print projects with integrated campaigns.
AIGA CT Launches Healthcare4ALL Design For Democracy Initiative
AIGA Connecticut Design for Democracy has launched an initiative asking creatives to submit their designs on why all Americans should receive healthcare.
PRINT 19 Names Wired’s Nick Thompson As Keynoter
PRINT® 19, slated for October 3-5 at Chicago’s McCormick Place North. Registration is now open for the industry’s most comprehensive and longest running event, and Nicholas Thompson, editor-in-chief of Wired, will set the tone with a keynote address.
MAD Explores Visual Culture of Punk With Assist From Garrett and Saville
Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976–1986 is on exhibit through August at the Museum of Arts and Design in NYC. It originated at the Cranbrook Art Museum and features promotional graphics by Malcolm Garrett and Peter Saville.
Paper Fashion Show Set For Denver
The ONE Club for Creativity Denver’s 15th Annual Paper Fashion Show, which features extravagant fashions and ensembles made by local designers, will be held on Friday, April 12 in Aurora CO. Papers are donated by Neenah, Mohawk, CTI Paper USA and more.