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2011 National Design Awards: Design Mind Award - Steven Heller


The recipient of the 2011 Design Mind Award is Steven Heller. Steven is the author and editor of more than 130 books on graphic design, satiric art, and popular culture. He was an art director for 33 years at the New York Times, where he continues to contribute as a columnist for the Book Review. A dedicated educator, Steve has co-founded six graduate programs at the School of Visual Arts including the MFA Designer as Author program, which he also co-chairs.
Steven Heller, art director, NY Times, design educator, School of Visual Arts, SVA, National Design Awards, 2011, National Design Award Design Mind

Designboost - A Periodic Table of Design Knowledge


Peer Eriksson and David Carlson founded Designboost in 2007 to share knowledge about design.  
DesignBoost, boost, Peer Ericksson, art director, videographer, David Carlson, publisher, David Report, trends, prediction, communication, advertising, knowledge, media

Indie Publishing


One of the themes running through Design Life Now is the opening up of media to everyday citizens. There’s been an explosion of “social media”—Web sites that allow people to build communities and talk with each other on-line. (Blogs like this are one example.)
Design Life Now, Exhibition, Triennial, social media, Web, internet, digital, media, user-generated content, participation, blogs, blogging, Communications, revolution, Indie Publishing, public program, event, 2007, Ellen Lupton, Nicholas Blechman, illustrator, art director, NOZONE, Empire, visual, anthology, DIY, Do It Yourself, citizens, graphic design, new media, economy