My latest article, “Entertainment Interrobang,” has been posted on Jarrett Fuller’s Scratching the Surface web site of podcast and publishing. The essay proposes that graphic design belongs in the genre of entertainment.
An extensive interview with me is posted at the Album Cover Hall of Fame web site. The interview by site founder Mike Goldstein covers a wide-assortment of topics related to the making, reception, and significance of album cover design.
Two of my “Trypophilia” artworks—Underseize and Loom—are included in Santa Fe’s Strata Gallery Small Works juried exhibition, September 26 – October 13, 2023. 64 artworks from artists from 48 U.S. states, Germany and England were selected. An online exhibition catalog can be found here.
My first article since 2019 has been published on the “Scratch/Stories” section of the Scratching the Surface web site. The essay answers my question, “Was the birth cry of graphic design a commercial jingle?” with a hard no, arguing that graphic design as we know it grew our of progressive, political speech.