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March/April 2015

Interactive Annual | 21

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Features
The illustrations of this Portland, Oregon–based artist evoke the enchanted woods that surround her.
A kind, compassionate company culture breeds creativity among staffers at this Alabama ad agency.
An award-winning design firm in Athens, Greece, repackages traditional Mediterranean goods in an unexpectedly modern style.
This prolific portrait photographer shares the path of his star-studded career.
Mexico has taken its time to distill its distinctive typographic flavor.
Exhibit
Trollbäck+Company created a video with World Bank about the financial benefits of green energy.
mcgarrybowen honors the British tradition of eating fish and chips with vintage-style illustrations.
NYC & Company inspired New Yorkers to explore their city with a poster campaign.
Rifle Paper Co. playfully illustrated covers for Puffin in Bloom.
Solve’s video for the Bee Friendlier movement uses a crop duster to drop thousands of flower seeds.
AKQA and Nike’s video highlights the athletic wear brand’s new water-free dyeing process.
Co Partnership made wine labels with a random graphic element against a consistent backdrop.
MSLK’s sophisticated design for the botanical testing company uses a molecule-like hexagon element.
O’Leary and Partners’ campaign for the seafood restaurant highlights its crustacean selections.
Dotdash designed a wayfinding strategy that enables visitors to navigate and appreciate Cardwell.
Fresh
Ad industry vets launch Art & Mechanical, a new design agency in Toronto.
Swiss photographer Silvano Zeiter shoots regular work for snowboard magazines and ads.
Thai designer and artist Suthipa Kamyam draws the flora and fauna of Scandinavia in sharp relief.
Columns
Ernie Schenck awaits the creative colonization of an abandoned outpost—radio.
Wendy Richmond considers how workspaces affect our creative mojo.
Type designer and educator Cyrus Highsmith shows how to see and draw letters from the inside out.
Without sensitivity and grace, says CCO Xanthe Wells, a creative’s leap into leadership can leave her flat on her face.
The audience is listening. Sara Breselor urges designers to consider how identity systems are both seen and heard.
Rebecca Huval discovers anamorphism, an old artist’s trick that reveals a fresh point of view.
Sam McMillan reports on the coming wave of wearables and how interface designers should prepare.
Kat Holmes explains how human-centered design can humanize technology.
Book Reviews
McCandless’ book is a tour de force of context: simple, beautiful, meaningful.
Leading infographic designers from around the world show us the process of creating an infographic.
Neatly packaged mini essays and interviews offer digestible morsels of creative knowledge.

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