Look Inside HOW’s January 2012 Issue


HOW’s January issue celebrates two segments of the design field: professionals working in corporate creative departments, and up-and-coming designers who are just starting to make their mark.

Top Coverlines: 88 Award-Winning In-House Designs, 16 Inspiring Young Creatives, Is ‘Freelancer’ a Dirty Word?, 12 Month Guide: Grow Your In-House Career, Fashion Straight from Omaha. You’ll find all this and more inside this issue.

View the web extras that accompany this issue.


Generation Wow!
HOW scoured the best American design programs to discover the recent grads showcased in our third annual spotlight on emerging talent. They’re working for small and large design firms, at in-house studios and as freelancers. And we promise that you’ll be seeing more of their work in the years to come. Exclusive: GET THIS ARTICLE NOW.

Featuring: Bijan Berahimi, Michael Dibblee, Aprile Elcich, Alonzo Felix, Andrea Gill, Adrian Gilling, Nathan Godding, Patrick Hruby, Shannon May, Sarah Mick, Lucas Sharp, Evin Stremke, Laura Tait, Dana Tanamachi, Kate Thomas and Alexandra Yeske. Read about these young designers now.

Plus, view 8 more young creatives featured online only!

In-HOWse Design Awards HOW spotlights the very best work from designers in top corporations, organizations and associations. Exclusive: DOWNLOAD WINNERS NOW!

See this year’s winners in these categories:

  • Business-to-Business
  • Consumer
  • Education
  • Entertainment
  • Financial/Legal
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Internal Communications
  • Nonprofit
  • Science/Technology

Career: Monthly In-Spiration
We’ve turned your New Year’s resolution to revamp your in-house career into a month-by-month to-do list. Start now to kick your career into high gear for 2012.

In-House Issues: Client Relations
There’s nothing more important as an in-house designer than maintaining your client relationships. After all, they’re the only ones you’ve got.

Freelance: Is ‘Freelancer’ a Dirty Word?
Learn when it’s OK to call yourself a freelancer and when it’s better to use a different term for your solo design practice. Join the debate happening now!

My Best Work: Hillman Curtis
Of all the amazing work this New York City-based creative has made, he chose a charming, short film written and shot over two weekends as his favorite project of all time—showing that personal projects are often the most fulfilling.

Designing Change: Swipe Out Starvation

Sidelines: RDQLUS Goods & Cloth

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