Archive for June, 2014
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Announcing: Digital Design Print Cover Contest For GD:USA

Digital printing is the fastest growing segment of the print world. To give designers an opportunity to learn more about digital printing, to become more familiar with papers that work well with digital presses and enhance digitally printed projects — and, more generally, to showcase their creativity — the editors of Graphic Design USA have organized the ...

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Poster Backstory: Oen Hammonds — ARTCRANK Austin 2014

Oen Hammonds is a senior visual designer at the recently formed IBM Design business unit in Austin, Texas. Alongside other top-notch design talent, he’s working to make dramatic changes to IBM’s product portfolio through improvements in user experience and user interface of legacy software. And like many designers, he's got more than a few creative endeavors ...

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The Kindest Cut of All: Owen Gildersleeve’s

Emily Potts writes about how she convinced the reticent Owen Gildersleeve to create this art book about paper cuts: Owen Gildersleeve is a designer, papercraft illustrator, and set maker in London. … When I first approached him to write the book, he was very reluctant and declined. However, about week later, he contacted me and decided to do it." Emily can ...

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Tom Ingalls’ Round: Missing Links Press

We profile San Francisco's Tom Ingalls, a celebrated designer since the 1970s (he was the first art director of WET: The Magazine of Gourmet Bathing), a practitioner of Zen, a golf enthusiast, and now the principal of Missing Links Press. His experience has prepared him well for this latest pursuit. If time is an arrow—proceeding from nothingness, toward nothingness—Missing ...

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Remembering the Great Massimo

Against the Grain asked Ken Carbone to prepare this tribute to the late Massimo Vignelli. Photographer John Madere contributed all but one of the images in the feature. An excerpt from the article: "Vignelli was an unapologetic modernist on a crusade against vulgarity. He designed from the 'inside-out' in a style that was rigorously structured, sometimes lyrical ...

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