Above: Good Magazine Neighborhood Issue. Article by Alissa. Illustration and Art Direction by Keith.
Who is Alissa? In her own words from her website:
You can find my writing at GOOD, Fast Company, Dwell, Sunset, Print, The Architect’sNewspaper, LAWeekly, Metropolis, Wired, DesignObserver, Core77, Coudal,ReadyMade, Eye, HOW, and even at two magazines that don’t exist anymore, I.D. andSTEP Inside Design. I’m a contributing writer for Fast Company’s new design site,Co.Design, and a contributing editor at GOOD, where I write the column Design Is a Verb. I’ve also written for the Los Angeles Times, but it wasn’t about design, it was aboutStar Wars. From time to time, I’ve been tapped to pinch-hit for the restaurant and nightlife blog Eater LA. And in 2008 I spent two incredible months pounding the pavement in New York while researching and writing the first of a new series of walking guides, City Walks Architecture: New York, which was published by the fine people at Chronicle Books in 2009.
In 2010, she was named as one of seven USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellows for her writing on design and urbanism.
Go to her blog and check out the other wonderful things she has her hands in. Amazing!
Keith Scharwath is a graphic designer, illustrator and art director living in Los Angeles. Notable projects include poster, title and promotional design for the 2008 film Beautiful Losers; exhibition design for Re-Run, a traveling art show curated by Aaron Rose; and most recently guest art directing the spring 2010 issue of GOOD magazine.
Originally from New Jersey, Keith has a degree in graphic design from the School of Visual Arts in New York.
The New York Times, GOOD Magazine, Nike, Sony, I.D. Magazine, The Gap, Ogilvy & Mather, 180 Amsterdam, MTV Networks and more.
Print's Regional Design Annual 2008 & 2009, STEP’s Emerging Talent 2009, Atticus Awards for Excellence in Design 2004, D&AD Award for Environmental Design & Architecture 2004, The One Show Merit Award for Design 2004.
Above: Keith can do many things. Including Auto repair.
above: painted door for Re:Forn School.
Above: Beautiful Losers movie poster. If you haven't seen Beautiful Losers stop reading right now and correct this.