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Edel Rodriguez's "Controversial" Newsweek Cover Illustration

Last week's Newsweek cover, "What Silicon Valley Thinks of Women," stirred up a storm of controversy on social media, news sites, and TV. The cover, illustrated by Edel Rodriguez and art directed by Grace Lee, was attacked as "sexist," "ignorant,"... MORE

From the SPD Archives: Buttons from the 39th SPD Gala, 2004

The 39th SPD Gala, held on May 7, 2004 at the New York Public Library, featured a rock 'n' roll theme. The co-chairs for Pub 30 were Carla Frank, design director of O, The Oprah Magazine, Luke Hayman, recently hired... MORE

George Lois on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

George Lois makes an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and shares some stories from his career, including the idea behind MTV's first campaign -- with a great quote from my old boss at Clear Channel, Bob Pittman. Video... MORE

The 50th Anniversary of the First George Lois Esquire Cover

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the first cover that George Lois designed for Esquire, (October 1962), and Fast Company is making note of it in their new design issue and on their iPad app. This photograph of Lois... MORE

Fred Woodward Spoofs George Lois Spoofing Andy Warhol

The Oxford American describes the itself as "a national magazine dedicated to featuring the very best in Southern writing while documenting the complexity and vitality of the American South." At times it can also be pretty funny--especially when they do things... MORE

The Coverjunkie Covers Magazine

Coverjunkie, the cool website that features daily updates of magazine covers from around the world, has published a pop-up magazine devoted to the best covers of 2011. It's filled with almost 250 covers, plus interviews with noted publication designers like... MORE

Fast News for November 11, 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 and we'll add them to the Mix.>> Tonight at 7PM: the AI-AP party! Tickets available at... MORE

A Fine Thanks

Last week I attended what I thought was going to be a retrospective exhibit of 10 years of editorial and design excellence at Metropolis magazine. As a relatively new New Yorker, and a long-time fan of the magazine's creative director,... MORE

Breakfast With Mr. Lois:
Part 4

Today is the day! Er, tonight is the night! Please join George Lois and Scott Dadich tonight for their talk at FIT. iPads, the MoMa, Esquire, Newsstands as Strip Clubs, etc. Only a few tickets remain, so don't miss this... MORE

Breakfast With Mr. Lois:
Part 3

A real magazine is like a what?? (Thanks for making us nose our coffee, George.)Everyone better bring some dollar bills tomorrow night for his talk. Who knew F.I.T. had a champagne room...... MORE

Breakfast with Mr. Lois:
Part 2

Are magazines dead? George weighs in after the jump, and next Tuesday, March 30th.Time (and tickets) are slipping away!... MORE

Breakfast With Mr. Lois:
Part 1

This week, Scott Dadich and George Lois met for breakfast at George's home in Manhattan to discuss the final preparations for their talk at FIT next Tuesday, March 30th. The lovely Nathalie Kirsheh (W Art Director and video goddess extraordinaire)... MORE

LOIS + DADICH: 4 things you won't get fromYouTube

As you may have already heard, George Lois has a new book out based on an exhibition of his work at the Museum of Modern art. On Tuesday, March 30th, in what is sure to be our Speaker Series event... MORE

SPD@FIT: George Lois on 'The Esquire Covers @ MoMA'

We show this all the time, we love it so, but there's never too much of a great thing: here's a a tiny flash of what you might get a chance to see at our evening with George Lois for... MORE

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SPD@FIT: George Lois on 'The Esquire Covers @ MoMA'

We show this all the time, we love it so, but there's never too much of a great thing: here's a a tiny flash of what you might get a chance to see at our evening with George Lois for... MORE

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10 for 10

North Carolina native Criswell Lappin is celebrating his 
10th year as the Creative Director of Metropolis. In that time he has created some of the most beautiful and memorable covers in the industry. The highlight, he says, has been the... MORE

Seasons Change

The sun is out but there's a distinct chill in the air. Fall is upon us and given the heartbreaking news out of Condé Nast yesterday, it feels downright wintry. (It was all just a bad dream, right?  What will... MORE

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Trailer Park

Two relevant doc trailers to help get you through your day: ART & COPY is about advertising and inspiration. Directed by Doug Pray (SURFWISE, SCRATCH, HYPE!), it reveals the work and wisdom of some of the most influential advertising creatives of... MORE

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Get Mad: Friday Fun and George Lois on the VW Ads

Just in case you haven't yet, our fave Mad Gal Ina Saltz sends along her own Mad Men avatar and suggests you make one as well, the better to get into the mood for Sunday's "Mad Men" Season Three premiere.... MORE

OK is not OK

By GREG PONDPhoto editor: I have the pictures we shot for the Death of a Steel Town story. Editor: How are they? Not too dark, right? I mean, not too depressing?Photo Editor: They're great. A little dark, but dark in... MORE