This is a lovely rememberance of the hugely influential graphic designer/printmaker David Lance Goines, someone we studied in art school for both subjects. His was a singular visual voice, and he had a passion for typography (as most printmakers do).
Often, long magazine pieces are simply posted online in all their text-heavy glory, but in this case editors on the print side worked in tandem with the digital team for months in advance, holding joint meetings to discuss how the work would live online.
One other thought: Paul Ford is an extraordinary writer who has had a strong presence on the web since the birth of blogs. His network is larger than most, and I’m sure that extra push made a difference.
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