Every other month, a brand-new, glossy Communication Arts appears in agency mailrooms. Issues of CA typically encompass about half of the average creative’s bookshelf, with the rest a diverse amalgam of ... more
Design CultureKeep Lookingby Wendy RichmondProbing the audience's and the artist's interpretations of artworks, Wendy Richmond guides readers toward creative inspiration.
AdvertisingIs This the Year You Go Electric?by Ernie SchenckDespite the red tape often found in ad agencies, Ernie Schenck calls on creatives to channel their most passionate voices.
BusinessSix Secrets of Highly Effective Graphic Design Marketersby Ellen ShapiroEllen Shapiro divulges the most effective marketing secrets of successful designers.
CreativityDesigning the Futureby Yolanda Zappaterra Sci-fi movies are predicting the future of user interfaces with eerie accuracy, reported by Yolanda Zappaterra.
AdvertisingRabbit Holes, Perspective Junkies and the Overthinker's Dilemmaby Ernie SchenckErnie Schenck extolls the creative benefits of overthinking.
Design DetailsSensing a Patternby Jude StewartDesigners are tapping into the profitable pattern-making market, as shown by Jude Stewart.
TypographyFinding a Common Languageby Thomas PhinneyThomas Phinney reveals the healing potential of scripts and letterforms among fragmented cultures.
Design CultureHashtag Is the New Museby Wendy RichmondWendy Richmond finds an unexpected source of inspiration for a new body of work.
AdvertisingLet's Make Some Noise for Silenceby Ernie SchenckAmid the creative buzz of the agency floor, Ernie Schenck gives a shout-out to silence.
TypographyType Speaksby Denise BoslerFont whisperers Denise Bosler and Sarah Hyndman on how to listen to type.
CreativityWhat's Your Creative Batting Average?by Dave KuhlCreative director Dave Kuhl calculates his own creative batting average and encourages others to do the same.
Design DetailsRepicturing Womenby Sara BreselorSara Breselor reports on how photographers are helping brands repicture ideals of beauty, family and work for women.
Design CultureBetween Data and Emotionby Wendy RichmondFacing a family member’s cancer, Wendy Richmond manages the avalanche of data and emotion.
BusinessIt's Time for the Ad Industry to Grow Upby Nicole MarquisNicole Marquis says the ingrained ageism at ad agencies isn’t just wrong, it’s bad business.
Emerging MediaDrone Photography Takes Offby Dzana TsomondoDzana Tsomondo reports on the technological wins and regulatory losses sending eager drone photographers into a tailspin.