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Mitch Shostak: A Great Life by Design

Mitch Shostak: A Great Life by Design

This is the text of a talk I gave on September 16, 2014 at a memorial service for Mitch Shostak. The memorial was a gathering of Mitch’s many friends and colleagues, at the School of Visual Arts Chelsea Gallery in Manhattan. Many thanks to Arthur Hochstein and Fred Woodward for advice and inspiration in putting […]

Cover Review: Time Out New York

Cover Review: Time Out New York

One of the most exciting series of magazine covers at the moment has come courtesy of Time Out New York. TONY has always had energetic covers, but its latest batch, created by new-ish art director Chris Deacon, are exceptional and rank among my favorite of 2014. In a way, it reminds me of the work […]

Entertainment Weekly, Reanimated

Entertainment Weekly, Reanimated

I’ve got a vested interest in the design of Entertainment Weekly magazine. I was the second design director there, from 1994-96, and have stayed in touch with many subsequent design directors and designers at the magazine in the years since. Needless to say, as the years go by (and this coming February marks the 25th […]

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