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Junior Designer – Berkley

Company: Penguin Random House LLC Requisition ID: 19797 Penguin Random House is seeking a well-organized Junior Designer to join our Berkley team. Supporting the Senior Art Director, this role will work on all stages of the book cover creation process from conception through design and proofing. This is a fantastic opportunity to tackle a wide range of responsibilities and create book covers for a variety of bestselling commercial fiction titles. Specific responsibilities include: * Managing and designing multiple cover projects by researching new ideas and trends, designing title fonts, and choosing color schemes. * Setting up templates, designing layouts, routing materials within deadlines, gathering files for the printer, marking-up for the Production department, and checking color before final proofing. * Preparing jacket, back cover, and original cover mechanicals from creation to final production. * Archiving completed jobs to the server. * Assisting the Senior Art Director wit..

The Week in African American Art: Designer Gail Anderson Recognized by Cooper Hewitt, Artist...

Gail Anderson of New York received the Cooper Hewitt Design Award for Lifetime Achievement. | Photo by Declan Van Welie; Paris-based Kapwani Kiwanga won the first Frieze Artist Award in New York. | Photo by Bertille-Chérot The following review of the past week or so presents a snapshot of the latest news in African American art and related culture: NEWS The Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University and Los Angeles County Museum of Art have joined forces to establish the LACMA-ASU Master’s Fellowship in Art History, which combines academic training and real-world work experience. The three-year program is designed to “advance the careers of a new generation of curators, directors and other museum professionals who are committed to disrupting and diversifying the field.” The Pulitzer Prize board and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are investigating sexual misconducted charges against author Junot Diaz. A professor at MIT, who won the Pulitzer Pri..

Looking for an architecture job in Chicago? Here are 7 great opportunities to consider

A historically important architecture hub, Chicago has served as the home to influencers such as William Le Baron Jenney, Louis Sullivan, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Ludwig Mies. The city has defined architectural language through the Chicago School, International, and Prairie School styles—setting the standard for tall, modern buildings. This week we have gathered up some exciting opportunities on Archinect Jobs located in the Windy City. You can also follow the latest Chicago-area opportunities anytime! Scroll down and search for your next position: Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture has two active listings for an Architect and a Junior Architect. Al Wasl Plaza by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture. Image: Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture.The firm is seeking Architects at varying levels of experience from 2 to 5 years and 1 to 3 years. Both positions value sustainable/high-performance project experience with knowledge of environmental simulation analysis tools and digit..

Weiss/Manfredi, Oppenheim Architecture + Design Win 2018 Cooper Hewitt Design Awards

The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has announced the winners of its 2018 National Design Awards. The 19th annual awards program celebrates achievements in multiple creative categories, including architecture, communication, and fashion design. New York-based firm Weiss/Manfredi, whose “co-location” facility for the new Cornell Tech campus opened last year, won the Architecture Design award, while Miami-based practice Oppenheim Architecture, which recently worked with Brazilian architect Arthur Casas on the Emiliano hotel in Rio de Janeiro, won the Interior Design award. “We are honored to receive this recognition, and to be included in this incredible list of recipients,” said Weiss/Manfredi founding partners Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi in a statement. “We’re inspired by Cooper Hewitt’s mission to illuminate the far-reaching impact of design excellence and innovation across all disciplines.” This year’s honorees also include New York-based designer Gail Anderson, who wo..

Fashion designer to create Victorian-inspired line as the next Pfister artist in residence

Milwaukee-based fashion designer Stephanie Schultz will be the Pfister Hotel's 10th artist in residence.(Photo: Pfister Hotel) The Pfister Hotel's 10th artist in residence will be Milwaukee-area fashion designer Stephanie Schultz, the hotel announced in a news release Monday. Schultz will move into the artist workspace in the hotel's lobby April 1. She was selected by leaders in the local arts community and a public vote, according to the release. The current artist in residence at the Pfister is tintype photographer Margaret Muza. RELATED: Pfister artist Margaret Muza processes love of history through tintype photographs Schultz started her own fashion label, Silversark, in 2005. Her designs are inspired by antique art and architecture. The label began with counter-culture streetwear and evolved to include couture and avant-garde fashions. Her work was featured at the Racine Art Museum in the exhibit "Go For Baroque: Opulence and Excess in Contemporary Art" two year..

Hubert de Givenchy, iconic fashion designer, is dead at 91

Hubert de Givenchy, the aristocratic French fashion designer famous for the "little black dress" and styling Audrey Hepburn and Jackie Kennedy, has died aged 91, his partner said Monday. Givenchy designed the famous black dress Hepburn wore in the opening scenes of "Breakfast at Tiffany's." The designer set the template for ladylike chic in the 1950s and 1960s, and his restrained style still informs the way Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and older American and Chinese socialites dress. His longtime partner, the former haute couture designer Philippe Venet, announced his death through the Givenchy fashion house, saying he had died in his sleep on Saturday. "It is with huge sadness that we inform you that Hubert Taffin de Givenchy has died," it said in a statement to AFP. It was Givenchy's 40-year friendship with Hepburn, who he met on the set of the Billy Wilder's Oscar-winning comedy "Sabrina" in 1953, that helped make him a fashion legend. The narrow-collared suits ..

Brooke Shields Adds Fashion Designer to Her Résumé

Having literally grown up in the fashion world, Brooke Shields, actress, model and author, knows a thing or two about how clothes should fit and make a woman feel. Now she’s adding another notch to her belt: fashion designer. Shields is designing a collection for QVC, called Brooke Shields Timeless, that will hit the airwaves Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. EST with the full collection launching March 14 at 11 p.m. EST, as reported. The actress will be on-air touting her creations, which she developed with KBL Group International, a New York-based apparel manufacturer. She plans to preview her apparel and accessories collection to the media at The Beekman in New York on Wednesday evening. Shields has proven to be a hands-on designer, having a say in every aspect of her collection. She has an office at KBL and is often up late at night e-mailing back and forth with her partners there. “I’m involved in every button, every zipper, every seam, every hem and every pocket,” the 52-year-old actress said. “..

Internationally known fashion designer to establish fashion school in Miami

MIAMI (WSVN) - International fashion designer Naeem Khan has stepped forward to work with Miami-Dade Public Schools to create a new fashion school in South Florida. Khan is best known for his innovative designs, couture clothing and dressing Hollywood’s biggest stars like Beyonce and even former First Lady Michelle Obama. Now, he’s bring his talents to the Magic City. He’s working alongside Miami-Dade County Schools to create a new fashion school. “Miami-Dade Public Schools have been incredible with the vision,” Khan said, “so when I first had this idea of building the school, obviously Miami-Dade was the first choice.” Students can expect to learn everything they need to know to make it in the fashion industry. “When you create a space like what we are trying to create in Miami, it’s where you will learn all the aspects of fashion,” Khan said. Khan believes that this school will help train a whole new generation to become designers and entrepreneurs while also revitalizing the fashion..

Erwin Hauer, Celebrated Sculptor of Architectural Screens, Dies at 91

An Erwin Hauer screen, formed from a weather-resistant composite of cement and crushed marble, clads a São Paulo residence by Studio MK27. Photography by Nelson Kon.Austrian-American sculptor and Interior Design Hall of Fame member Erwin Hauer passed away on December 22, 2017. He was 91. Erwin Franz Hauer was born on January 18, 1926, in Vienna. After serving compulsory military service in World War II, which left him with a leg injury and partial hearing loss, he enrolled at Vienna’s Academy of Applied Art and the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan. In 1955, Hauer began studies at the Rhode Island School of Design with a Fulbright scholarship. Josef Albers invited him to study at Yale University the following year. Hauer went on to teach sculpture there from 1957 to 1990, named Professor Emeritus of Sculpture upon his retirement. Hauer’s sculptural architectural screens merged modularity with a mathematical expressiveness. Inspired first by Henry Moore, and later the Constructi..

Put Shine In The Sculpture

CLINTON, Iowa (KWQC) — It’s a tribute to Clinton County history. The World War One monument is dedicated to the men from the county who made the supreme sacrifice during the war. The memorial was built in 1930. The designer was French born sculptor Leonard Crunelle. Time has taken its toll on the monument. So, the local historic preservation commission Is trying to land some grant money and perhaps money from the city to help restore the monument. A company from Minnesota will do an assessment as to what needs to be done to the sculpture. Ninety years of corrosion has effected the statue. It could cost almost thirty thousand dollars to clean it up. A soldier, grief stricken mother, and two other figures adorn the statue. Alongside the monument are the names of other local veterans who died or went missing in action during World War One. The goal is to get the sculpture on the National Historical Registry. The U.S. Department of the Interior could make that final decision. Let's b..

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