Selected Press

2015
  • “On Inventory Books: An Interview with Adam Michaels,” Idea no. 370, July 2015
  • Julia Wolkoff, “Project Projects Wins Cooper Hewitt National Design Award,” Art in America, 05 May 2015
2014
  • Rick Poyner, “Pay close attention,” Eye no. 89 vol. 23, November 2014
  • Emily King, “New Identity,” Frieze, 01 January 2014
2013
  • Rebecca Nelson, “Brave New World: Exploring the Future of Museums,” TIME, 13 March 2013
  • Aline d’Auria, “Project Projects,” Radiotelevisione Svizzera, 13 January 2013
2012
  • Serena Brovelli, “What is Design? A Manifesto for the Gwangju Design Biennale 2011,” Progetto Grafico, Autumn 2012
  • Martha Schwendener, “Design in the Service of Subversion: ‘Graphic Design: Now in Production’ on Governors Island,” The New York Times, 01 June 2012
  • Steven Heller, “The Revenge of the Paperback Book,” The Atlantic, 05 January 2012
2011
  • Seymour Chwast, “Every Movement Needs a Logo,” The New York Times, 09 October 2011
  • Shonquis Moreno, “These brands allow users to design them. How’d they pull it off?” Fast Company, 02 August 2011
  • HG Master, “The Exhibition of Design,” Art Asia Pacific, 28 April 2011
  • Jaime Gillin, “Young Guns,” Dwell, 01 January 2011
  • Issac Gertman, “Interrogating the Form,” Design Bureau, 01 January 2011
2010
  • “Forms of Practice,” Idea no. 340, 10 April 2010
2009
  • “500 Words: Project Projects,” ArtForum, 06 November 2009
  • Laetitia Wolff, “En garde, l’avant garde,” étapes, 01 July 2009

 

Awards

2015
  • Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards, Communication Design
2014
  • Graham Foundation for Advanced Study in the Fine Arts, Individual Grant
2013
  • Core77 Design Awards, Visual Communication runner-up
  • Design Observer 50 Books / 50 Covers Award
2012
  • Design Observer 50 Books / 50 Covers Award
  • Type Directors Club Award, Communication Design
2011
  • AIGA 365 Design Effectiveness Award
  • Art Directors Club Award, Bronze, Book Design
  • Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards, Communication Design, Finalist
2010
  • Graham Foundation for Advanced Study in the Fine Arts, Individual Grant
  • NYSCA Independent Projects Grant
2009
  • Graham Foundation for Advanced Study in the Fine Arts, Individual Grant
  • Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards, Communication Design, Finalist
  • Society of Publication Designers merit award
  • AIGA 50 Books / 50 Covers Award
2007
  • I.D. Magazine Design Distinction Award
2006
  • Art Directors Club Young Guns 5 Award

 

Exhibitions

2014
  • All Possible Futures, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco
2013
  • Image of the Studio, 41 Cooper Gallery at Cooper Union, New York
2013
  • After the Museum: The Home Front, Museum of Art and Design, New York
2012
  • Project Projects: Test Fit, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
2011
  • Graphic Design Now: In Production, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

 

Writings

2015
  • Prem Krishnamurthy, “Design Notes,” Speculation, Now: Essays and Artwork ed. Vyjayanthi Venuturupalli Rao et al., Duke University Press
2013
  • Adam Michaels and Shannon Harvey, “Modern Dynamics 1: Chicago,” Manifest: A Journal of American Architecture and Urbanism, 01 October 2013
  • Project Projects, “Invisible grids made visible,” Art Papers, December 2013
2012
  • Adam Michaels and Jeffrey Schnapp, The Electric Information Age Book: McLuhan/Agel/Fiore and the Experimental Paperback, Princeton Architectural Press
2009
  • Adam Michaels, “New Alphabet 2: M Max Bill,” Graphik no. 171, November 2009
  • Prem Krishnamurthy, “Letterform,” Graphik no. 171, November 2009

 

Selected Bibliography

2014
  • Francesco Spampinato, Come Together: The Rise of Cooperative Art and Design, Princeton Architectural Press
2013
  • Robert Klanten et al., Introducing: Culture Identities, Gestalten
2012
  • Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design, Phaidon Press
2011
  • Sven Ehmann, Visual Storytelling: Inspiring a New Visual Language, Gestalten

 

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