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Adobe MAX 2016:
Meet the Speakers

Go deeper with some of 2016’s Adobe MAX luminary speakers and presenters in these Create features.

LYNSEY ADDARIO: NOTES FROM THE CONFLICT ZONE

Lynsey Addario didn’t start out wanting to be a conflict photographer. In fact, her first photography assignment was shooting Madonna during the filming of Evita in Argentina. But she has nonetheless become one of the world’s best-known and most-accomplished photojournalists. Watch our video interview. (Read more.)

 

ZAC POSEN ON THE FUTURE OF FASHION DESIGN

World-renowned fashion designer Zac Posen is known for his glamorous creations, his couture detailing, and his innovative approach to design. He sees fashion and technology as inextricably linked, so it’s no surprise that he’s already imagining the future of fashion. Read more.

 

BREAKING DOWN BOUNDARIES WITH ART

Janet Echelman wants to break down boundaries with her public art. Go behind the scenes to see how her soaring fiber sculptures come to life. (Read more.)

 

THE DATA-DRIVEN, COMMUNITY-FOCUSED DESIGNS OF EKENE IJEOMA

In works like The Refugee Project, Ijeoma is exploring ways of connecting people, data, and social issues. Read more.

 

LETTERING ARTIST MARTINA FLOR FINDS HER SWEET SPOT

Clients around the world commission Flor’s lettering—in a short video, you will see why! Read more.

 

18 INCREASINGLY IRRELEVANT QUESTIONS FOR ROBERT GENERETTE III

Meet the illustrator and educator sometimes known as Rob-Zilla in our wide-ranging interview. Read more.

 

DAN STILES: LOST AND FOUND

Illustrator and social observer Stiles speaks candidly about his work, his process, and his own creative journey. Read more.

 

SYD WEILER’S ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP

In preparation for leading a workshop at the ICON illustration conference, Adobe Creative Resident Syd Weiler dived deep into using Adobe mobile apps—and created a set of 87 brushes (based on items in a box of her childhood art supplies). In this article, she shares her story and the brushes with us. Read more

 

CHRISTINE HERRIN: FROM ANALOG TO DIGITAL TO ANALOG

There’s nothing like the feel of paper, the smell of ink, and the look of letters you drew yourself. That desire for a unique, tactile experience drove designer and hand-letterer (and Adobe Creative Resident) Christine Herrin to create things by hand. But to earn money from her creations, she digitized her work, and now thousands of admirers buy her stamp sets—to make things like travel journals, planners, and postcards by hand. (Read more.) 

 

CREATE WITH KYLE T. WEBSTER, PHOTOSHOP BRUSH MASTER

Watch Kyle in a recorded web event, as he demonstrates his brush techniques and shares illustration tips. (Read more.)

 

59 PARKS, 59 POSTERS

The United States’ National Parks are some of the country’s most treasured places. If you have fond memories of a National Park visit—or even if you’re just a fan of good design—you’ll enjoy the 59 Parks Print Series. (Read more.)

 

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AARON DRAPLIN’S TOP FIVE

Create Magazine asked Aaron Draplin—graphic designer, author, and the founder of Draplin Design—to pick his favorites in five categories of design: logo, branding system, wayfinding/signage/environmental, poster, and packaging. (Read more.)

 

Many of 2016’s MAX speakers have been featured in past Adobe Create articles. Check them out

Visit the Adobe MAX website to watch recordings of keynote presentations and sessions.