Life Elsewhere, the radio show of arts, media, and culture, will feature a special holiday gift edition on Monday, December 16 at 9am. Featured on the show and offering their suggestions for best books as gifts will be creative directors Robert Newman and Robert Priest, as well as Los Angeles-based author Mark Haskell-Smith, whose latest […]
This is an edited collection of comments that first appeared on the Friends of Bob Newman donation page. In late March, our friend and colleague Bob Newman was hospitalized after a traumatic head injury. He spent several days in critical condition and 18 days in a coma, but is now recovering and working hard to […]
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 […]
As you may have noticed, this site hasn’t been updated much of late. Robert Newman, our friend and colleague, has been hospitalized since March 19th. After several days in critical condition and two weeks in a coma, he is now recovering. You can find out more—and help him out!—by visiting us at www.DonationTo.com/FriendsofBobNewman. You can […]
He’s been art director at some of the industry’s most successful and innovative magazines: Fortune, Reader’s Digest, Real Simple, Details, New York, Inside, Vibe and Entertainment Weekly. His design method has been described as a “mind-meld with the editorial vision” (Mediabistro.com, 2005). Before becoming an art director he worked as a political organizer, printer, typesetter, […]
March 6-7, 2013. I’ll be judging at the American Society of Magazine Editors annual National Magazine Awards competition. The Awards feature categories for writing, design, photography, and overall excellence, for both print and digital editions. The judges include editors, art directors, photo editors, and academics from around the country.
I’m the chairperson for the SPD Magazine of the Year competition, part of their annual competition for the best magazine design. http://www.spd.org/