From Schwarzkopf’s boots to traffic cones, the federal government’s official color palette—yes, it has one—controls much of what we see. An investigation into how America elects to paint itself.
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week we answer a question that has plagued us all since the day after we invented plumbing.
Most graphic designers are lazy about type, so when they find a font they like, they stick to it. In the 90s, everyone used Interstate. Dmitri Siegel interviews Tobias Frere-Jones, Interstate’s designer, to see if he’s drawn the next big face.
The five questions for illustrator and web designer Emme Stone.
Cina is a designer in the broadest sense. His work spans a wide range of commercial and personal art, including print and web design, typography, painting, photography, and bookmaking. Also, he is a fisherman. Our writer interviews the man behind True is True.