Fast News for September 30, 2010

Fast News for September 30, 2010 SPD MEDIA MIX is our regular list of publication design, digital, and media news and updates. Please send your links and news items to SPD at mail@spd.org and we'll add them to the Mix.


>> Art director Bryan Erickson is leaving Foreign Policy for a gig at The Wall Street Journal, working on new print projects for the newspaper. His replacement will be Dennis Brack, who is currently design director at The Washington Post...

>> 40th anniversary of The New York Times op-ed page. They've put together a great historical video, with interviews with illustrators and art directors...

>> Type designer Matthew Carter was the recipient of a $500,000 MacArthur "genius" award, announced on September 28...


>> Robert Best is leaving his position as Design Director at Condé Nast Traveler...

>> Jon Stewart's new book, Earth (The Book): A Visitor's Guide to the Human Race, was designed by Paula Scher and a team from Pentagram. It's filled with lots of cool visual infographics...

>> Garden Design magazine is moving to New York City from its current Florida digs, will launch a redesign with the January/February issue...

>> "Conde Nast's iPad Apps Are Too Portly. Blame Adobe" is the headline for a critical All Things Digital column, by Peter Kafka. Essential reading...





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