The 2014 Ippies Awards: The Best in Ethnic & Community Journalism

Francesca Messina and I were judges for the 2014 Ippies Awards, sponsored by the Center for Community and Ethnic Media, a project of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. The awards honor the best in ethnic and community journalism in the New York City area. Our category was Best Print Design, and the winner, announced […]

Remembering George Delmerico, Longtime Art Director of The Village Voice

Longtime Village Voice art director George Delmerico passed away in early August in Santa Barbara, California at the age of 67. Delmerico was a talented and eclectic art director who designed LP covers (most notably Donald Fagen’s The Nightfly), posters, books, alternative newspapers, and much more, but it was his work as art director of […]

Jan 21, 2013 By Biz Carson

10 Things to Do to Make Newspapers Look Great All the Time

[Originally published September 25, 2010] Everyone wants to have a really, really ridiculously good-looking newspaper every day. To get there, magazine design guru Robert Newman recommends to throw away the Wired and ESPN magazines on your desks, and replace them with Real Simple, New York magazine and the New York Post and design your paper […]