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06.30.10

Allen Hurlburt Overly conscious of his lack of specialized art training, art director Allen Hurlburt (1910-1983) compensated for it with a continuing process of ... more

06.23.10

Energy BBDO In 2004, Energy BBDO got its New York on. From Merkley Newman Harty, Marty Orzio took the helm as chief creative officer and accumulated multiple new ... more

06.16.10

Alan Cober He was known as a social historian, illustrator, reporter and artist, but Alan Cober (1935–1998) called himself a visual journalist. And rightly so.

06.09.10

Zachary Scott While this 31-year-old photographer is still relatively new to the field, Zachary Scott’s career has enjoyed a fast trajectory—and it isn't showing any ... more

06.02.10

William Golden The pioneering work of William Golden as creative director of advertising for CBS remains an important achievement in the history of corporate design and ... more

05.12.10

Bradbury Thompson When it came to the blending of photography, typography and color, nobody did it better than Bradbury Thompson (1911–1995); he expanded the boundaries ... more

05.05.10

Firstborn The awards. The string of client wins. The continued expansion in a bad year. Firstborn is arguably the hottest digital agency on the planet.

04.28.10

Al Parker Each year, the Society of Illustrators elects to its Hall of Fame those artists who have made an outstanding contribution to the art of illustration throughout ... more

04.21.10

Richard Hess Wearing many hats was second nature to Richard Hess (1934–1991). From a desire to be a full-time painter, he eased into positions of art director, graphic ... more

04.07.10

Doyle Dane Bernbach On June 1, 1949, Doyle Dane Bernbach opened, with a staff of 13, at 350 Madison Avenue. The partners shared a conviction: To create an agency with ... more

03.31.10

Cipe Pineles Born in Vienna, Austria, Cipe Pineles (1908–1991) had a profound effect on modern magazine publishing by becoming the art director for multiple Condé Nast ... more

03.24.10

Tim Flach Whether the subject is the wire-like eyelashes of an elephant, swarming bats or jewel-like ice blocks in Iceland, Tim Flach’s keen observation brings much to ... more

03.17.10

Robert Peak Considered “the father of the contemporary movie poster,” Robert Peak transformed movie advertising from collages of film stills or headshots to flamboyant ... more

03.10.10

Brian Stauffer Empathy and insight help an artist discover essential truths. Brian Stauffer's experiences have given him the ability to see life through a different set ... more

03.03.10

Saul Bass The design accomplishments of Saul Bass (1920–1996) encompass many areas of visual communication —graphic design, movie titles and films, corporate design ... more