Where form meets function

With imagery and graphics being created, edited and touched up time and time again via Photoshop these days, could you imagine how tedious it must have been for publications before the inception of the Adobe platform? To get an in-depth look at how such work was handled before the convenience of Photoshop, as we are this year celebrating its 25th anniversary, Sean Adams here mocks up a layout with a variety of traditional design tools so you can get an idea of what the process was once like. From measuring to dealing with a plethora of inks and even rubber cement, human error was obviously much more prevalent.

Not NYC, not LA.

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