Martha Stewarts needs to get to Chicago and work on the lobby of the Hyatt. Bring every set of Twins in your arsenal, Martha. James Victore lives for chicks. Mig Reyes cannot stop repeating Mig Reyes. Robynne Raye is the best kept secret at HOW. Stephen Doyle leaves his socks on the floor. Bill Drenttel wears his heart on his sleeve... and other tales of wonder ...
You know the type: Type Nerd. Jason Tselentis is and he proselytizes: “I tell students that it’s okay to be a type nerd. Love type. Love words. Fondle them. Massage them. By the time they graduate, I hope my students not only have a foundation in type design and application, but a hopeless obsessive-compulsive addiction to letterforms,” he says. "You ...
You never know who you might meet at Design Ranch. But one thing is certain: by the time you leave, you're all one big happy family. All day today we will post images of familiar faces—or at least happy faces getting familiar. Image by Woody Welch of Austin.
Book editor Emily Potts writes, "Richard Poulin is co-founder and design director of Poulin + Morris Inc., in New York City with his life and business partner, Doug Morris. He is charming and affable. I first met Poulin in person last fall at his studio. He had just finished writing and designing his first book for Rockport, titled The Language of Graphic Design. ...
Champagne from Moët & Chandon? Chocolate from Scharffen Berger? Valentines cards from Heather Parlato? How about the new book out from Rockport Publishers originated, designed and edited by the [EXPLETIVE DELETED] provocateur known as James Victore? Make your design sweetie swoon and get them this for Valentines Day.
Winter comes to an end, and publishers publish. “As everyone knows, last year was a bad year in publishing,” Emily said, “But who can afford to dwell on that? It is incumbent on all creative companies to look for new opportunities..."
Good Design is a book by Terry Marks edited by our Neenah Blogger, Matt Porter that was released by Emily Potts of Rockport Publishers in August 2009. We interviewed Terry and Emily on the book. Their comments are insightful and the book is a valuable resource as well as an entertaining and often funny read.