Archive for the ‘Profiles’ Category
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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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Poster Backstory: Ty Wilkins — ARTCRANK Austin 2014

ARTCRANK® is a poster show about bicycles. Since 2007, ARTCRANK has staged more than 50 pop-up art shows featuring handmade, bike-inspired posters created by local artists and graphic designers in the U.S., the U.K. and France. A longtime sponsor of ARTCRANK, Neenah Paper is teaming up with the show to highlight the work of four poster […]

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Poster Backstory: Bethany Bauman — ARTCRANK Austin 2014

ARTCRANK® is a poster show about bicycles. Since 2007, ARTCRANK has staged more than 50 pop-up art shows featuring handmade, bike-inspired posters created by local artists and graphic designers in the U.S., the U.K. and France. A longtime sponsor of ARTCRANK, Neenah Paper is teaming up with the show to highlight the work of four poster […]

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Poster Backstory: Roy Milton — ARTCRANK Austin 2014

ARTCRANK® is a poster show about bicycles. Since 2007, ARTCRANK has staged more than 50 pop-up art shows featuring handmade, bike-inspired posters created by local artists and graphic designers in the U.S., the U.K. and France. A longtime sponsor of ARTCRANK, Neenah Paper is teaming up with the show to highlight the work of four […]

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Tom Fools? Not These Neenah Paper Lovers!

Before Joel and Lauren Gryniewski launched their first line of cards they were both in the ad industry. But after having a hard time finding cards that were funny, and letterpressed (not dainty), they created their own. Under the name Old Tom Foolery they launched their first line of greeting cards, The Footnotes Collection, at the National Stationery Show in ...

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Hamilton Type & Printing Museum Campaign Nears $$ Goal

If you love letterpress printing, chances are you know Boxcar Press. The Syracuse, NY-based shop has been printing and making plates for letterpress printers for over 16 years. This group of long-time letterpress lovers have stepped in help the Hamilton Type & Printing Museum achieve its fundraising goal. With only $1,564 left to reach the 30k goal, Boxcar produced ...

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It’s A New Year — Time for a Change.

What kind of change are you vowing to make for 2014? For the next month we focus on folks in the graphic arts and industries doing things that make a real difference to others. First off, Angela Ferraro-Fanning, an eco-friendly graphic and website designer from Bernardsville, New Jersey who is passionate about building a sustainable future. And she has a ...

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Steve Gordon: Beyond Simple Definitions

The rumors of Steve Gordon's retirement from the design business are greatly exaggerated. He has not left the design business: he's expanded his focus. He says, "Running River City Social Club expands and strengthens my ability to promote RDQLUS. It's another example of me striving to get audiences to understand and acknowledge that the reason they know about ...

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Definition of the “Bee’s Knees” — Flash Reproductions

In July 2013 Against the Grain featured Flash Reproductions of Toronto and a particular issue of Wayward Arts Magazine issue (Wayward Arts/Bees Vol. 1, Issue 4) bringing focus to the natural beauty, social value and endangered ecology of bees. That issue just won gold a the Canadian Printing Awards. Neenah Paper congratulations everyone involved in the effort. ...

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