The Year Ahead 2024 Issue
I came up with the idea of a maze with its lines descending into scribbles as a metaphor for the chaos of 2024, and the wonderful Liana Finck brought this idea to life. Bonus: It's 100% solvable!
I also designed a landing page for the issue!
Barbie Goes To The Movies by Kelly Giblom and Thomas Buckley
We gathered more than 30 eager dolls to bring this idea to life (the child in me was very pleased). The crew member with the boom mic was a late addition to the set, but I thought she was too crucial to leave out.
Photo Editor: Donna Cohen Photographer: Sarah Anne Ward Prop stylist: Andrea Greco
The Cities Issue 2023
I knew pretty early on that I wanted the display type (Vroum GTI) to be integrated into the illustration in a pretty big way. The illustrator Jim Stoten obliged. Featuring a neon yellow PMS spot.
Also coded a custom landing page for the entire issue here.
The Sneaky Genius of Apple’s AirPods Empire by Max Chafkin
I made this cover all by myself in Photoshop with hundreds of layers of Airpods. There were many iterations made of this idea; however, we ended up going to print with the very first sketch that was pitched.
Is There Life After Death For Swiss Banking? by Hugo Miller and Jan-Henrik Foerster
I came up with the idea of a Swiss-style funeral bouquet, and photo editor Amanda Savinon shot this (after hunting down the best chrysanthemums and hyacinths in the Miami area).