Friday, December 2, 2011

Louis Silverstein

Yesterday I was saddened to find out Louis Silverstein had died. He was 92. Louis is known for his brilliant contributions to newspaper design. As a creative director of the New York Times, he gave many people the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally. I was fortunate to have the privilege of working with him on creating department headings for Metro Plus, which he kindly included in his book "Newspaper Design For The Times" published in 1990 by Nostrand Reinhold. Steven Heller, another beneficiary of Louis' guidance, wrote a poignant post on the life of this influential man. Read the article here.

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