Paul Wearing’s Illustrations for Stanford Medicine Magazine

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Paul Wearing’s Illustrations for Stanford Medicine Magazine

Paul Wearing is a UK-based illustrator who creates brilliant, graphic imagery with a mid-century vintage flavor. His work is bright, bold, smart and very stylish. Working with art director Dennis McLeod and design director David Armario, Wearing created a series of memorable illustrations for the Fall 2016 issue of Stanford Medicine magazine. Here’s a selection […]

SPD Pub 52 Magazine of the Year Chairperson

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SPD Pub 52 Magazine of the Year Chairperson

I’m honored to be the chairperson of this year’s Society of Publication Designers Pub 52 Magazine of the Year competition. The judging is February 10-12 in New York City, and will feature the best magazine design in the world, as well as judges from a wide array of magazines and publications.

American Illustration Profiles Interview with Polly Becker

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American Illustration Profiles Interview with Polly Becker

Polly Becker is a Boston-based illustrator and artist who is known for her smart, elegant, and very imaginative assemblages. Her editorial illustrations have appeared in countless magazines and newspapers. In addition to her assemblages, Becker also works in a black and white, pen and ink style, with a strong vintage feel. She says to up-and-coming […]

Covers of The Village Voice Art Directed by Andrew Horton

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Covers of The Village Voice Art Directed by Andrew Horton

Over the past year, creative director Andrew Horton has been directing the visual rebirth of The Village Voice, New York City’s dynamic (and legendary) altweekly newspaper. In addition to giving the insides a complete makeover, Horton brought in a brilliant and eclectic batch of illustrators who continued and expanded the paper’s graphic legacy. Under Horton’s […]

Time Out London Covers Art Directed by Mark Neil

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Time Out London Covers Art Directed by Mark Neil

Mark Neil is a master of limited-budget weekly magazine design. Over the past few years he has art directed UK-based publications NME and The Big Issue, and now Time Out London, all of them brash, youth-oriented and graphic, with lots of attitude and not too many resources. Neil’s covers have been a constant graphic delight, filled […]

Alberta Magazine Awards 2017

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Alberta Magazine Awards 2017

I’m judging the magazine design category for the 2017 Alberta Magazine Awards. These awards honor the best magazines from Alberta and Western Canada. There’s a vibrant publishing scene in Alberta, including some outstanding indie magazines.

Foliomag Face Up: Time Out New York

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Foliomag Face Up: Time Out New York

I was asked to help critique a recent cover of Time Out New York for the Foliomag Face Up feature. Here’s my commentary: This is one of my favorite magazine covers of this year to date. It does everything a successful cover design should: it’s fun, colorful, engaging, provocative, and spot-on connective with the Time […]

Creative director of This Old House

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Creative director of This Old House

As of July 1, 2016, the This Old House offices have moved to Stamford, CT. I’m commuting from the Upper West Side, NYC, and working as creative director for the print magazine and various other platforms.

12 Illustrated Covers of Bill Bryson Books by Neil Gower

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12 Illustrated Covers of Bill Bryson Books by Neil Gower

Neil Gower is a UK-based illustrator and self-described graphic artist who has created magazine and book covers, maps and garden plans, editorial illustrations and much more graphic brilliance. One of Gower’s most memorable projects has been making illustrated covers for new and reissue editions of books by the author Bill Bryson. To date Gower has […]

This Old House Covers of Editor-in-Chief Scott Omelianuk

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This Old House Covers of Editor-in-Chief Scott Omelianuk

This dynamic (and very cool) collection of covers spans the almost 12-year tenure of This Old House editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk, who left the magazine in early April 2016 after an ownership change. Curated by This Old House photography director Denise Sfraga, this gallery features the design and art direction talents of design directors Amy Rosenfeld, […]