August 2009 Archives
New Work 08.20.09
I am currently the creative director for a small publishing company in the city of Ocala in North Central Florida. We run an extremely modest operation out of an old Victorian house in the city's historic district. As members of the Florida Magazine Association (FMA), we attended their annual conference last week showcasing our new issue of Ocala Magazine. It generated a lot of discussion during the conference based not only on what we did, but how little we spent to do it. I know we are just a tiny magazine, but since magazines big and small are struggling with budgets, I thought it was worth sharing...
New Work 08.17.09
It's our 5th Annual Style and Design Issue, in which we did collaborations between artists and the photoshoots for both of our covers and cover stories.… MORE
Life Outside of Work 08.14.09
And after the jump, a little creative behind-the-scenes from SPD's Herb Lubalin Award-winner and Mad Man, George Lois, on the legendary Volkswagen ads -- we keep wondering when they'll have an Esquire cover or two pop up on Don's desk...
Checkout Monday's Best of 2004 & 2005 slideshow here and Tuesday's Best of 2006 eye candy here. Click on this link for the full, updating-daily set if you want to, um, refresh yourself over and over.
In the meantime, happy 5th T!
Just for kicks I think I'll make it my personal project to mix the universe with a little humanity and fun a bit; an airbrushed defeated Medusa above might be too much, but what about a little wink to Harry Hamlin as the original Perseus, or a simple line illo to bring it together, or plop in the lovely Cassiopeia in the *original* Battlestar Galactica just to spice things up?
At Discover we watched in the desert which was awesome, but might not be too pretty in Gotham, anyway...after the Secret Science Club and my insomnia kicks in anyone in NY is welcome to come up and try to see these darn things on my roof tonight. You can check out Twits around the world on #meteorwatch too. /// HJ
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New Work 08.05.09
Our great challenge is to show shoes in an interesting way. This was shot by Aneta Bartos, styled by Michel Onofrio, designed by Trevett McCandliss and creative directed by Nancy Campbell. Aneta's style lent itself to romantic images created using an antique polaroid camera. Trevett went for a clean and classic type treatment to complement the beauty of the photography.The full story, after the jump...
New Work 08.03.09
Psychology Today's October issue is an example of the exciting conceptual challenges the art department regularly tackles. Many of the articles are abstract, about things that cannot be observed by the eye and require creative problem solving. The solutions are a result of close collaboration with our great contributors, thought provoking editorial material, and Kaja Perina, Editor-In-Chief.A closer look at the cover and several features after the jump...