, a founding editor of Design Observer, is an award-winning graphic designer and writer and a former contributing editor and columnist for
magazines. A member of the
and a recent laureate of the Art Director's Hall of Fame, Helfand received her B.A. and her M.F.A. from Yale University where she has taught since 1994.
is a graphic artist, designer, writer and typographer who lives on Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada and works for clients in design and advertising all over the world. She is a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI), and her book,
, was published by Thames & Hudson (Monacelli in the USA) in October 2010.
Martin Sharp: From Satire to Psychedelia
The late Martin Sharp was a visual innovator whose work erased artificial distinctions between applied image-making and fine art.
Artist's Cookbook: April Gornik
Artist April Gornik taught herself to cook from Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking.
Saul Leiter: Remembered
Saul Leiter taught himself to paint, but his father did not approve. These early abstract works, dating from the 1940s, show a remarkably confident use of line, color and composition.
Artist’s Cookbook: Alex Katz
When it comes to food, Alex Katz keeps it simple.
Art On Campus
A review of the renovated Blaffer Art Museum and James Turrell's latest skyspace, "Twilight Epiphany."