You'll Love This Digital Issue If:
- You love our annual New Visual Artists showcase!
- You need some awesome inspiration
- You're any graphic designer who's come to love and trust PRINT Magazine
The Print Magazine April 2008 issue shines a spotlight on young designers, including our 10th anniversary of New Visual Artists and our 44th Student Cover Competition. This year's issue also focuses on the stylish alchemy between graphics and fashion, including fierce runway invites, and how classic young adult books have been redesigned over the decades to reflect changing tastes.
In the Print Magazine April 2008 Issue You'll Find:
Making It Fit
Graphic designers long for the old days of artistic freedom in the fashion industry. But it's still possible to find one's creative match
BY ERIKA KAWALEK
People of the Cloth
Digital printing is freeing designers to create whole new future for fabric.
Young adult novels are rebranded as often as their latest readers come of age.
BY REBECCA BENGAL
Whether elaborately decorative or arrogantly abstruse, invitations to runway shows are a way for fashion designers to show their true colors.
BY VÉRONIQUE VIENNE
Times of the Sign
It's been on shopping bags and boxes for decades—a true American brand. But how well do you know Lord & Taylor's signature flourish?
BY PAUL SHAW
Plus, Angela Voulangas checks out Lord & Taylor's new direction.
At Sputnik, a small pack of students juggles the pressure of art school with the responsibilities of a working design studio. High stress, low rates. Very low
BY COLIN BERRY
PRINT's 44th Student Cover Competition
This year, for the first time, our readers picked the winner.
INTRODUCTION BY CLAIRE LUI
New Visual Artists
On the 10th anniversary of the competition, we take a look back at the past decade of winners and present the 2008 class of the 20 brightest design stars under 30
Contributors: Where we're calling from.
Letters: "What is unnecessary about fighting the War on Terror?"
F.O.B. 12 years of animals, Chip Kidd's new novel, comics for children, what Sagmeister learned, and more.
Shelf Life: A picture disc, the mile-high ugh, and Nick Hornby's jackets.
Monologue: Mall fresh or yellowed with sweat, the rock tee will never die.
Observer: In the pursuit of what's new, are we missing out on what we've already discovered?
Newsstand: American Craft gets redesigned for a new generation of artisans and readers.
Dialogue: Khoi Vinh, editorial director, NYTIMES.com.
In Print: Vol. 30/no. 4 At the heart of PRINT's 1976 fashion issue was a revolutionary illustrator.
Desktop: Technology that could change our desk-jockey ways.
Books: Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend; China Daily Life; China Contemporary; The Vice Photo Book; Parisiennes: A Celebration of French Women; With/Without
Event: AIGA and Icograda conferences.
End Product: Cut, Fold, Load, Point, Shoot