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A Rare Interview With Graphic Design Legend Massimo Vignelli

From 2006, the late designer shares the story behind his infamous New York subway map and why typographic elegance will prevail.<p><b>Gary Hustwit: Can you talk about the map you designed for the New York subway system in the ’70s?</b><br>Such a controversial thing. It’s funny, but I realized the other day the …

Powerful photos of people shortly before and directly after their death

Pulitzer Winning Photographer David Turnley’s Advice to a Class of Photojournalism Students

I had a wonderful opportunity today in that I got to enjoy the company of Pulitzer Prize-winner photojournalist David Turnley in the setting of my …

Artist's Quirky Rainbow-Colored House in the Woods

When artist Kat O'Sullivan (a.k.a. Katwise) and her partner Mason Brown bought a run-down, nondescript farmhouse in the middle of the woods near High Falls, New York in 2009, they knew they had to breathe some life into the old building to reveal its true charm. With the help of their friends, the …

Organizing the Year: Designing Calendars and Planners

Digital calendars are everywhere now—but many end-users still prefer to use paper. Calendars like the one above are attractive, but not really …

Colorful Paper Art Arrangements Convey Ten Principles of Design

Every good graphic designer knows that there are certain fundamental rules to follow when creating something new. Turkish graphic designer Efil Trk decided to visually communicate these ideas through her series, entitled <i>The Principles of Design</i>.<p>For each poster, Trk arranged a clean, geometric paper …

Adoptive Mother Connects with Daughter Through Creative Cosplay Portrait Series

In 2012, photographer Kelly Lewis and her husband adopted young Alice Lewis into their family. Between Alice’s dream of becoming a model/actress, …

Adobe Launches Creative Cloud Hardware-Software Drawing Combo

Adobe has ventured where few software companies have gone. It’s now in the hardware business with the debut of Adobe Ink & Slide, a digital tablet pen and ruler set for Apple’s iPad linked to the company’s Creative Cloud subscription service.<p>Both tools were unveiled at Adobe’s MAX 2013 conference …

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Jyrobike Is As Easy As... Well, You Know

True confession time: As a kid, learning to ride a bike was the worst. I eventually got it, but a tendency towards being a bit timid and afraid of …

Hey Joe Portable Coffee Maker Brews Coffee At The Touch Of A Button

If there’s one addiction that supersedes all in modern life, one substance that civilization might very well shut down without, it’s coffee. Think …

The Moto Stream Brings Back An Old Google Idea

Of all the results one expected out of Google’s brief time owning its own cellphone company, this decidedly wasn’t one of them. One of Google’s early …

Bowerbags: A Modular "5-in-1" Bag System with a Unique Connection Method

If you're designing a modular bag system, like the cool Mission Workshop Arkiv we looked at a few years ago, you need to figure out how the bags …

An Iridescent Kite Made From 3M™ Dichroic Glass Finishes

Brooklyn-based design house SO-IL was asked by 3M Architectural Markets to team up on project that explores 3M™ Dichroic Glass Finishes, an ethereal …