Wonderful to see editorial designer Matt Willey noted as Designer of the Year by Creative Review.
Wired asks ‘Why the smart reading device of the future may be… paper.’ (thanks Andy)
The Friends of Bob Newman are holding an online auction of illustration work to raise money, plus a party in NY, May 29.
It’s always good to see magazines from outside the familiar markets we cover. Check out Hong Kong kids mags Adventure Box…
…and La Cuche, a zine from Lima, Peru.
A round-up of the ASME Awards (they took place the evening before the SPD Awards already reported here). Big winners: Fast Company and New York, again.
Great overview of Tina Brown’s career in New York, focusing on the heady days of the Daily Beast and Newsweek, ‘Brown was on a plane when Diller announced Newsweek would stop printing. She got the news on her seat-back TV.’
It’s a public holiday in the UK today so we’ll be back At Work With… tomorrow.