You'll Love This Digital Issue If:
- You're curious about Stockholm's new talent
- You have a thing for data
- You're any graphic designer who's come to love and trust PRINT Magazine
The Print Magazine June 2009 Issue is all about a new direction for design. We take a look at the people and technology pointing the way forward. From branding and design selling public transit's new green initiative, to the reemergence of old patterns in new design. This issue is fun and innovative, you won't want to miss it!
In the Print Magazine June 2009 Issue You'll Find:
As commuters think green, branding and design propels—and sells—public transit.
By Alissa Walker
What does a car's nameplate say about its commitment to conservation?
By David Sokol
Against all odds, David Strettell has built a home for beautifully designed photography books. Welcome to Dashwood.
By Caitlin Dover
The who, what, when, where, and why of Stock-holm's newest constellation of talented designers. Introduction by James Gaddy
History Repeats Itself
Stripes, polka dots, paisley, and fleur de lis—where did these familiar patterns come from? And why are we seeing them now? Download a free wallpaper featuring each of these patterns for free, courtesy of Omnivore
By Jude Stewart
The Irresistible Appeal Of Info Porn
How did data get so sexy?
By Cliff Kuang
Sun Ra's album covers were wild, inspired, and a universe away from Blue Note.
By Mark Dery
Up Front: PictureBox's new publishing strategy, the best (and worst) iPhone icons, and a brief history of the lightning bolt.
Shelf Life: Pocket-sized P. G. Wodehouse, a naked Moz, and a milestone for Crayola.
Best Practices: Eight reasons why a recession can be good for sustainable design.
Observer: The alchemy of design and non-design on the storefronts of Twickenham in London.
Monologue: Buzz Poole looks beyond the Kindle to find the real future of the book.
Dialogue: Liz Danzico, interaction innovator.
Ephemera: A d.j.'s collection of oddity records.
Frames: Handmade Nation, the movie, documents the rise of craft culture.
Comics: What the "future" of The Legion of Super-Heroes says about the past.
Place: Homegrown graphics meet corporate branding in Lusaka, the capital of Zambia.
Books: The Wayfinding Handbook: Information Design for Public Places, by David Gibson; Do Good Design: How Designers Can Change the World, by David E. Berman; All the Wrong People Have Self- Esteem, by Laurie Rosenwald
Desktop: Good design starts to finally catch up with mapping technology.
End Product: How an island in Nantes became a home to mechanical animals.