(Play this slideshow automatically using the play button on the left or click through the images individually using the arrows on the right. Push the button in the lower right-hand corner to enter full screen mode.)A Question of Balance by Michael Bierut

The Atlantic, November 2008

"Every magazine that you and I like has a personality. We are drawn to it, issue after issue, by a combination of the comfort of familiarity and the promise of surprise. The process of redesign, then, is simply one of discovering the right visual analogue for a distinctive editorial voice, one that allows for both constancy and change."