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As Seen on A Photo Editor

A Photo Editor leads this new entry about the relationship between type and images on magazine opening spreads with this layout from the November issue of Runner’s World. It’s nice to see this one get some attention, because I consciously … Continue reading

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Me, the Halloween Costume

My art director Taylor freaked me out by showing up outside my office door this morning dressed just like me. She nailed the wardrobe. And the scale of the head is dead-on.

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Purvis in Paris

We went to Paris this month for the first time ever, and fell for it hard just like everybody else does. Here are some of the things I Instagrammed: A statue across the street from the Eiffel Tower: Gargoyles of … Continue reading

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STOP PRE

That’s the stencil I made for the opener of the April 2013 Runner’s World feature, “That Pre Thing” — an epic story about why 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine still matters nearly 40 years after his death at age 24. I … Continue reading

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Runny Paint

That’s a behind-the-scenes shot of a feature opener from the March issue of Runner’s World. The photo team dipped brand new running shoes into paint, pressed the soles against that slick paper, then squeezed more paint out of ketchup bottles … Continue reading

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