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Design Activists Needed

Last week I got down to the serious business of discussing how graphic design can help build a powerful and effective sustainability movement.The discussion was moderated by Susan Szenasy, editor of Metropolis Magazine and, in addition to me, the panelists, were  Michael Bierut (Pentagram), Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky), Jeremy Osborn (350.org), Dmitri Siegel (Urban Outfitters) and James Slezak…

Publishers of the World Unite!

The back cover of the book Green Patriot Posters, published by Metropolis Books. Seems like we have been predicting the end of the printed matter for a while now.  But whatever happens to newspapers and magazines, books are here to stay – for the simple reason that people love them.  Books, to some, are objects of worship.   Now, I am…

Marketing a Movement

Right now The Canary Project, a climate change-focused art and design collective I co-founded, is raising money from its supporters to buy up public ad space in San Francisco and give it over to artwork from our latest project, Green Patriot Posters.  We are working with a great new start-up called LoudSauce and their mission is to “transform the medium…