New Photo Gallery Style What do you think?
By Michael Lotti
Do trade pubs and good design go together? Absolutely. Our latest
Q&A features Nicole Von Ruden, designer of Specialty
Fabrics Review for the past
three years and occasional web designer for Industrial Fabrics Association
International (IFAI), the Review’s
parent company. She’s also known for her extensive collection of garden gnomes.
Q: What’s the best part about working
as a designer for a trade…
By Sherry Collins
Excellence Awards Poster Winner Chosen!
The latest winner of the MMPA Call For Entries Poster contest is
Kathleen Tolmie, graphic designer for Fender Bender Magazine. Tolmie’s design
relies heavily on typography and little on illustration. Since she loves the
use of beautiful type, Tolmie let that be her inspiration for the design.
“I wanted to capture the essence of the event. Last November was
By Margaret VanEchaute
The afternoon Design Track offerings at the 2011 MMPA Summit and Expo offered much more than professional expertise; they planted seeds of optimism and inspiration for designers facing uncertainties in today’s rapidly changing marketplace. In “Design, Still Satisfying and Delighting?” Jo Davison, vice president of creative at Larsen Design, had but one mantra for modern designers: Evolve. By…