News re: Design

Sifting through recent news releases in our e-mail inbox, we find these tidbits to share with you:

• Carole Guevin let us know of her Netdiver Magazine’s special issue #4, featuring “women who rock the design scene.” Check out Girl Power by Liz Wolfe.

• Deborah Free of Picturehouse Marketing US/Visual Connections and Jerry Tavin of IC Worldwide recently announced their new venture, The Young Photographers Alliance.
YPA aims to support disadvantaged students and young artists through
college scholarships, mentoring, internships and seminars.

PaperSpecs is hosting a webinar on Thursday, June 4 at 2:00 ET, to help
designers decipher the dizzying array of green paper options. Sign up here.

Design comes to the Midwest in a special exhibition that opens next
Friday, June 5, at ARTIC in Indianapolis. “In An Expression of the
Inexpressible” explores design’s role in visualizing music, from album
covers to posters, and features work from Stefan Sagmeister, Mike
Mills, Stereotype Design, KarlssonWilker and more. Organized and
curated by Jonathan McGlothin and Samuel E. Vazquez.

• Extensis announced an upgraded version 2.0 of its Universal Type Server, a server-based font-management system.
has expanded its offering of Neenah Paper’s Howard Linen line, with
writing, text, cover, double-thick cover and matching envelopes; also
available in full-sized sheets and large quantities.

Posted by Bryn