All posts tagged art director

22 things to never say to a designer or art director

Following up on my last post, “Things to never say to a photojournalist,” we have the classic list that inspired it. Reprinted from The American Editor, the journal of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, these gems were originally compiled by Brenda Shoun, who for a long time was a genius designer/editor with the Orange […]

Holy Hogwarts! Former redesign client creates movie magic

It’s always wonderful to see a former redesign client doing enterprising work, even if the consultant had nothing to do with it. Such is the case with the Victoria (TX) Advocate, which I redesigned a few years back. We cleaned up and organized the paper a bit, and did some training on better headlines and […]