June 2015 Archives

Brian Struble named Art Director at Bonnier Outdoor Group

Brian Struble has been named Art Director of the Bonnier Outdoor Group (which includes Outdoor Life and Field & Stream); 

Struble joins Bonnier from a post as Design Director at Boston Magazine. There, he oversaw the magazine's redesign and produced many impactful covers, including the "Shoe Cover" following the tragic Boston marathon bombing, which won the 2014 ASME for Cover of the Year.

Before Boston, Struble worked at Esquire and both the American and German editions of Vanity Fair after starting his career at American Vogue.

In this role, Struble will serve as primary Art Director for Outdoor Life and will also be involved in all of Bonnier Outdoor Group's brands and projects.
 He will report to Design Director Sean Johnston. 
Struble's first day at Bonnier will be July 6th.

(source: MPA)

Nicholas Blechman Named Creative Director of The New Yorker

Nicholas Blechman has been named The New Yorker's new creative director. Blechman comes to the magazine from The New York Times, where he has served as art director of the paper's Book Review since 2006. In a memo to staffers, The New Yorker's editor David Reminck said of Blechman, "For over two decades, Nicholas has been a smart and original contributor to the international design and illustration world."

Blechman succeeds Wyatt Mitchell, who departed the magazine for Apple.

(Source: Chris O'Shea, MediaBistro, Fishbowl NY June 15, 2015)

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