Presenting James Gulliver Hancock's: "All* The Buildings in New York (*That I've Drawn So Far)" —— James Gulliver Hancock's obsession is now a book . For this lifelong fan and former resident of NYC, it is fun to "see" if I "see" what James "sees." While some of the illustrator's choices are obvious, because the buildings are marvelous, the delight of this ...
From 1977 and through today, Leslie Smolan and Ken Carbone have stood side-by-side as business partners and friends, confidants and collaborators. From Ed Koch to Michael Bloomberg, from Donna Summer to Lady Gaga, from Le Cirque to Per Se, from Studio 54 to the Brooklyn Bowl, from garbage strikes to Hurricane Sandy, theirs is an amazing personal and professional ...
According to AIGA, "Design for Good is a platform that creates opportunities for designers to build their practice, their network, and their visibility." Today we begin our new series on projects for the better good sprouting up in communities across the nation. We start with a new book that has come to our attention we believe will help guide any designer with ...
Bryn Mooth contributes a new series about great recipes on paper. Her ideas are delightful, inspiring and delicious, glazed with her profound love for midwestern culinary tradition and words on paper. Writes Bryn, "... Isn’t there still something deeply satisfying about cooking from old family recipes and heirloom cookbooks? Give me recipes on paper any day. ...
The Airship is science fiction story and first in a planned trilogy of graphic novels that will be designed, illustrated and printed by Thyberg of Angel Bomb Design + Letterpress in MPLS. A labor of love you cannot miss and a book you simply must have: "I had to resort to printing it by hand on a Vandercook 219 proof press. Since it was printed on a cylinder ...
At last year’s HOWLive Conference in Chicago, I had the great pleasure to meet and interview James Victore. Part artist, part designer, part awesome, James Victore has been doing some great work over the past twenty-five-ish years now. So, of course I decided to ask him about movie recommendations. He mentioned The Town. I wouldn’t [...]
With all the challenges we face, says Josh Chen of Chen Design Associates in intro to his newest book, Fingerprint No. 2, "the need to prove that a real human being, one with integrity and a clear conscience, stands behind a particular design has become more and more essential." A nice idea to put behind any gift you intend for friends and loved ones this holiday ...
It has been said that 90% of what we need to know most about life was learned at our grandmother’s knee. It just takes most another 30 years to apply her lessons. Chicagoland author, designer, speaker Justin Ahrens reminds us in this new book that it’s never too late to start applying good lessons in order to lead a more fulfilling life. “You may be closer ...
Re-released! Talented-Level-Headed-Type-Master Jessica Hische talkd with Herr Bucher about creativity, voice and keeping it real in this latest installment of "Wait... What Was The Question?" on A-the-G. Be informed. Be amused. Gain insight.
The Way They Were: In her latest book, Debbie Millman sets out to prove that someone can cut through the mindless brand babble and reveal something new about this shopworn subject. She does this by deploying her special gift of making interesting friends in interesting places say interesting things as though Millman were their one friend left on earth. They know ...