: Society of Illustrators Award, New York City

I’m honored to announce that the Society of Illustrators has awarded me this year’s Richard Gangel Art Director Award. The award is given to art directors “who have supported and advanced the art of illustration.” The award is voted by past chairs of the Society of Illustrators’ Illustration Annual, which is definitely a distinguished group […]

Nov 21, 2013 By Jeremy Leslie
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At Work With: Bob Newman, Newmanology

[Originally published by Magculture on November 18, 2013] Bob Newman is one of the key figures of contemporary US editorial design. Not only a prolific creative director  – Details, Fortune, Real Simple, Entertainment Weekly and New York are just a few of the magazines on his resumé – his generosity of spirit has been a […]

Thanks to Everyone Who Has Supported My Favo(u)rite Magazine

Thanks to everyone who has been helping to promote the My Favo(u)rite Magazine benefit project. If you haven’t seen this amazing collection of magazine covers, created by Jeremy Leslie and Andrew Losowsky, look at this small excerpt via the Society of Publication Designers. Here is a small list of folks and websites who have given the project some […]

: An Update: My Favo(u)rite Magazine, New York City

Robert Newman continues to recover from the accident he suffered in March of this year. After much hospital time and rehab he is well on his way to regaining full health and activities. He’s slowly been updating this website with some design tweaks and word posts. One of his top priorities is promoting My Favo(u)rite […]

My Favo(u)rite Magazine: A Benefit for Robert Newman

My Favo(u)rite Magazine is a project created by Jeremy Leslie and Andrew Losowsky to benefit me and my family in the wake of the serious accident I suffered earlier this year. It’s a wonderful collection of commentary from 88 publication designers, editors, and other visual stars, listing (and showing) their favorite magazine. This great gathering […]

Feb 21, 2013 By Omar Mouallem
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Responding to Changing Technology: A Conversation with Robert Newman

[Originally published January 29, 2013] For the cover of Fortune’s 75th anniversary issue in 2005, design director Robert Newman and his team shot the Time-Life building in New York with selected office lights on to form the number 75. Of his many covers – those with such mastheads as Reader’s Digest and Real Simple – […]

Feb 4, 2013 By Camille Sweeney and Josh Gosfield
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The Strategic Career: How an Art Director Keeps Ahead of the Curve

[Originally published September 4, 2012]  Many in the illustration and graphic design community know Robert Newman through his ubiquitous online social media persona Newmanology. If you’re a fan or follower of his, you’ll see the rapid-fire, eclectic mix of images he posts—his own work, the work of others, iconic images and designs from the past […]

Jan 31, 2013
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The 2012 Folio 40: Robert Newman, Creative Director, Reader’s Digest

[By Folio: Staff, originally published April 4, 2012] Honoring the Individuals Creating a New Chapter for the Publishing Industry. Welcome to the 2012 FOLIO: 40, our annual list of the industry’s most innovative and distinguished professionals. As always, the list represents every facet of magazine publishing, from every corner of the industry. Not reserved exclusively […]

Dec 22, 2012 By Greg Lindsay
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Design Spotlight: Robert Newman

Fortune‘s design director talks about sublimating his ego, hop-scotching the print landscape, and the interchangability of art directors and editors. [Originally published February 3, 2005] There is no such thing as a “Robert Newman Look.” Unlike other designers—or, to be more specific, unlike Roger Black—Newman hasn’t carried with him any stylistic flourishes or quirks (like […]