HOW magazine: 8.22.13

HOW magazine: 8.22.13 Probably my favorite all-purpose design resource is HOW magazine. It’s nearly impossible to resist dropping everything I’m doing so I can devour an issue as soon as it arrives in my mailbox. The September 2013 issue is no exception....

Design Resource | .net magazine: 7.10.13

It might seem a little backwards to subscribe to a print magazine that’s all about web design and technology but that’s exactly what I did recently when I subscribed to my new favorite web design resource, .net magazine. Why buy a magazine when everything...

Design | Print Samples: 6.13.13

This spring I attended the Paper Expo hosted by the Art Directors Club. The intimate space at ADC headquarters on W29th Street was transformed into a trade show floor—tables filled with the most gorgeous paper and printed samples. These are a mere handful of my...

Design Resource | Swann Gallery: 5.14.13

On Friday, as part of NYCxDESIGN week, I visited Swann Gallery. Just off Madison Square Park on E25th Street, the gallery presented an eclectic and wide-ranging collection of modernist posters and I wanted to see what design inspiration might be waiting for me there....

Design Resource | Simplicissimus: 8.24.11

In my search for a clean copy online of the November 1924 cover of Simplicissimus magazine…which is the center image above, and a coveted type specimen in my type journal…I came upon the website for Simplicissimus and could not believe my good fortune. You...

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