, 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.
The Best Management Memo … Ever!
Owen Edwards on the most effective eight words he's ever read.
A Philatelist’s Dream
This week's Accidental Maysteries focuses on a Philatelist’s dream.
The Fork and the World: Design 101
If you had to explain design to the uninitiated, where would you start?
A Nod to Surrealism
For artists not
working in digital media — those who cut, build, draw, paint, glue, bend, and make things in the more traditional manner, there is something of a “Surrealist” popularity at hand today.
Finding The Story
Emily Spivack's exhibition of unexpectedly interesting stories from eBay.