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 | Computer Arts: 2.16.11

Every few weeks I spend some time in Barnes & Noble or Borders (RIP Borders) flipping through graphic design magazines looking for the perfect one. They’re quite expensive so I try to choose carefully…selecting the issue I think I’ll turn to for...

Design Resource | Mid-Manhattan Library: 1.13.11

Art Nouveau style packages from the turn of the 20th-century. Top to bottom: 1. Indische Blumen-Seife German Indian Flower soap. 2. L’Aureole French toilet soap. 3.4. Soft pack cigarettes. 5. Le Furet corset. 6. Turnwrights toffees. Super cool finds yesterday...