All posts tagged art

Want a more creative publication? Skilled staff? Conduct art classes

Often the road to redesign brings happy surprises (beyond, one hopes, a smart looking publication). Prototyping and other goal-setting can suggest workflow restructuring, clarification of roles and responsibilities, and training needs. All came about at our redesign this spring of Crain’s Detroit Business, where redesign project manager Pierrette Dagg was promoted to Creative Services Director shortly before the relaunch. She […]

Through travel photography, conquering fear and inspiring passion

Things I learned today: That Moby (one of my fave musicians/DJs/artists) had an uncle who was a photographer at The New York Times. And that he (Moby) first picked up a camera at age 10, set it aside in college set to pursue his music passions, and just picked up the habit again in earnest […]

Don’t ever say I don’t run
your illustrations large enough …

I have known Andrew Skwish for so many years, I lose track. I originally helped hire him at the St. Petersburg Times years ago to design the then-innovative (and widely imitated) kids section, Xpress. Giving him a long leash, he had fun with the dynamic features section, using photos, illustration, and type in creative (and […]