The Rise and Rise of Rita

Elle UK May 2014
Creative director: Suzanne Sykes
Art director: Lisa Rahman
Designer: Phoebe Sing
Photographer: Thomas Whiteside

The artphone explosion

Wired, August 2014
Creative director: Billy Sorentino
Design director: Caleb Bennett
Illustrator: Andy Gilmore

While these two pages serve as the lead spread from a feature devoted to ways creative people use their smartphones, they also function as content pages to the articles that follow.

The price of life

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Wired, August 2014
Creative director: Billy Sorentino
Design director: Caleb Bennett

This graphic shows the amount of money the National Institutes of Health spends on ten medical conditions such as heart disease and cancer, and compares that information with the the number of deaths from those same conditions.

Could you give your embryos to a stranger





More November 2014
Creative director: Debra Bishop
Senior art director: Jamie Prokell
Photographer: Jamie Chung

So much to enjoy in this feature design.

Terminator: Is it really 30 years?




Entertainment Weekly July 25, 2014

The Ponzi Economy

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Scientific American. June 2014
Design director: Michael Mrak
Art director: Jason Mischka
Illustrator: Adam Simpson

The treatment of the typography initially caught my eye. the notion of finance is immediately conveyed in the treatment of the engraved bank note pattern, particularly the drop cap T on the second spread. The illustration showing people throwing their money away rounds out the graphic design of thisĀ feature.

Evidently the man Carlo Ponzi spent time in prison prior to his now famous money-making scheme. He explained the prison address in letters to his Italian mother by writing to her that he had a wonderful job as a “special assistant” to a prison warden.

The Affair. Inc July 2014



Inc. July 2014
Creative director: Blake Taylor
Art directors: Sarah Garcea, Kristin Lenz
Illustrator: Keith Negley