Issue 371 – November 2019 cover art

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About The Cover: For our third Local Design issue, letterer/muralist Ann Chen revitalizes graphic design innovator David Carson’s quote about the urgency of design. Chen hereby incorporates a hand throwing up the rock n’ roll horns and holding a pencil, a symbolic fusion of the two art forms. You can read about Chen here and find more of her work at

Leadsinger Taylor Meier of CAAMP
Head Portals | Please Be Kind | Self-Released
(L–R) Renato Olmedo-González, Jiyoun Lee-Lodge Katherine Nix, Sarah Hobin and Nancy Rivera
The Cold Year | Prey For Me | Self-Released
Golden Green Funz | The Ballad of Orion Rust | ur audio visual
Helmed by Executive Creative Director Ryan Anderson (black hoodie) and President Kyle Curtis (sky-blue dress shirt), the Fluid team seeks excellence in helping to execute inventive branding visions for their clients.
LaRue uses her skill set to take part in meaningful movements such as the Women’s March on Washington.
Such as with Good Grammar, designer Rachel Hodson thinks of her handiwork in the field of interior design more appropriately as “place-making.”
(L–R) Todd Garcia, Taran Leu, Matt Bennett, Kyle Ruff and Jason Fairclough come together to create what they call “aggressive sludge.”
The mission of the Ummah exhibit is to focus on faith and value systems connecting people–in this case, connecting visitors to the tenets of Islam.
SLUG Magazine doesn’t condone vandalism. Mike Brown finds it fun, however, because it often entails graffiti.
Becca Clason’s portfolio includes stop-motion and tactile lettering for Nordstrom and Facebook.
(L–R) Ben Dodds, Whil McCutchan and Josh West stay Together Forever to play and create music that they would want to listen to.
Pain and Glory follows Salvador Mallo, an aging directors coming to terms with his final years.
A rendering of one area of Camp Woodward.
Jake Buntjer smiles from within his densely-stocked studio.
(L–R) Spencer and Camille Nugent find inspiration in deep conversations they’ve had in kitchens for the Misplaced Showcase.
Type designer Kevin Cantrell balances the joy of illustration with nuanced systems in his typography.
Epic Brewing Company's QBBB offers a variety of flavors this season, including but not limited to: chocolate, peanut butter and vanilla.