Don’t miss this lecture…
Robert Newman, Design Director
6pm Tuesday, November 11th
University of Minnesota Duluth
Bohannon Hall 90
The Visual Lecture Series is free and open to the public.
Reception in the Tweed Museum following the lecture.
(poster by Mike Hagan)
Robert Newman was most recently the design director of Fortune magazine and the creative director of Real Simple. He has also been the design director of Entertainment Weekly, New York, Details, Vibe, Inside, The Village Voice and Guitar World.
view his work here
Newman and his teams have won numerous publication design awards and medals. In 2004, AdAge magazine named his Real Simple team the Creative Team of the Year.
As a consultant with Garcia Media, Newman worked on a variety of publication startups and redesigns, including the Wall Street Journal and Hispanic Business. On his own he has worked with a wide array of magazines and newspapers, consulting on issues ranging from staffing to cover design to overall art direction.
Newman was the editor of the music and culture magazine The Rocket in Seattle. As a partner in Square Studio, he was a media consultant for a broad range of political campaigns.
He is past president of the Society of Publication Designers, has been a frequent guest lecturer at the Poynter Institute, and speaks regularly to groups and conferences about publication design and art direction.