HOW’s Summer 2016 Issue

HOW Magazine is available on the iPad! Click here to download individual issues or subscribe today.


The Summer 2016 issue of HOW Magazine—The Creativity Issue, with cover designed by Timothy Goodman—dives deep into the ideas, inspirations and innovations behind modern-day creativity. Join us as we discover the Who’s, What’s, Where’s and How’s of creativity. Plus get ready for Summer with tons of creative portfolio ideas and exercises.

HWSP16_1 (1)This latest issue of HOW is divided into four sections: WHO, WHERE, WHAT and — of course — HOW. Explore each below.


Here’s what you’ll find inside:


In each issue HOW looks at the creative landscape and selects an array of the most interesting, innovative and inspiring designers, leaders and entrepreneurs.

  • Spindletop Design Studio
  • Justin Ahrens and Wheels4Water
  • Timothy Goodman, The [Creative] Kid from Cleveland



From interviews with HOW’s thought-leaders, we see the emergence of a few trends and big ideas. Whether it’s a digital media mogul or a paper goods company, they all share a common thread.

  • Reader’s Choice winners of the HOW Logo & Poster Design Awards
  • 12 Basic Principles of Animation and Motion Design
  • Close Encounters of the 3D Kind—3D printing in design



HOW explores the world of design by venturing to one of today’s most unexpected creative communities to see what makes it so unique. 

  • Surprising U.S. Cities for Graphic Designers
  • The Future of Creativity
  • Berlin: City of Design



How do they do it? HOW explores the creative process of some of today’s most influential designers to understand how they design, build brand and become who they are.

  • The Designer’s Summer Bucket List
  • Solve the Problem: Making low-quality images work in editorial design
  • 30 Creative Exercises

You’ll find all this and more in the Summer 2016 issue of HOW magazine.