News & Press
Andy To Present At PechaKucha Night
October 14th, 2013 | Shout Out
Andy is excited to speak at Singapore’s PechaKucha Night when he visits there later this month. At this event, open to the community, chosen speakers present in a unique 20X20 format (meaning they speak for twenty seconds on each of twenty slides). Read more about it here!
Andy To Speak At Artifact Conference
October 10th, 2013 | Hot Pick
Andy is excited to be a guest speaker at the second Artifact Conference in Providence, Rhode Island on November 4-6, 2013. The conference is aimed at “designers adapting to the challenge of designing for a multi-device world.” Andy’s talk is entitled “Evolving the Digital Style Guide.” Read more about it here!
CN App Wins Gold
October 5th, 2013 | Big News
Andy was thrilled that one of the projects he headed while at Funny Garbage–the Cartoon Network Watch & Play app–won a gold at the PromaxBDA awards for Art Directon and Design in the Handheld Device Application category. The award sites “excellence in media marketing and speaks to every part of the business from promotion and design to branding and interactive.” Learn more here!
Steve Heller Book Features FG
March 4th, 2013 | Shout Out
Both Andy and Funny Garbage, the firm where he is a creative director, are featured in the newest book by Steve Heller, entitled Design Firms Open for Business. Pick up your copy here!
CN App Huge Hit, Says USA Today
February 6th, 2013 | Award Winner
Cartoon Network’s Watch and Play App–conceived of by Andy, and brought to fruition by the team at Funny Garbage–has been a huge success. It’s garnered a lot of media attention, most recently by USA Today, which calls it “groundbreaking.” The article goes on to cite the app’s success, quoting Chris Waldron, Cartoon Network’s VP of digital. He says it resulted in “‘millions and millions of downloads…It was much bigger than we anticipated.’” Read the article here!
CN App Wins iKids Screen Award
February 4th, 2013 | Award Winner
The Cartoon Network’s Watch and Play App, created by Funny Garbage, is the winner of an iKids Screen Award for the best streaming video platform. Read more about it here!
Andy To Speak At Artifact Conference
February 4th, 2013 | Big News
Andy is excited to be a guest speaker at the inaugural Artifact Conference in Austin, Texas on May 13-15, 2013. The conference is aimed at “designers adapting to the challenge of designing for a multi-device world.” Andy’s talk is entitled “Evolving the Digital Style Guide.” Read more about it here!
Offscreen Magazine Features Andy
January 30th, 2013 | Fan Fave
Andy is a featured contributor to the newest issue of Offscreen Magazine, which dubs itself “a print magazine for pixel people.” Pick it up at your local newsstand, or order it online now!
Andy Interviewed For Ecka & Pecka Blog
January 29th, 2013 | Shout Out
Andy was interviewed for the stationery blog Ecka & Pecka. They spoke to him about his work process, drawing style, and design inspirations. Check it out here!
APD Featured In Time Out New York
January 23rd, 2013 | Hot Off the Press
Some of Andy’s Location Collection products are featured in the January 23, 2013 issue of Time Out New York. The article focuses on great New York stationery shops. Andy’s work is shown in conjunction with Papel, one of our favorite stores in Brooklyn. Read more about it here!
APD Now At Magma Books In London
December 28th, 2012 | New Store
Andy is very excited to announce that APD products are now for sale across the pond. Find our scouts at Magma Books in London, England’s Covent Garden neighborhood.
Andy Part Of SVA’s Design Lecture Series
November 29th, 2012 | Hot Pick
Andy was excited to be a part of the Design Lecture Series at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He spoke on user experience and branding at the graduate school of design.
Andy To Speak At Pivotal Labs NYC
November 5th, 2012 | Hot Pick
Andy is excited to announce his upcoming guest lecture on user experience and branding at Pivotal Labs’ NYC office. Pivotal Labs is the creator of Pivotal Tracker and other groundbreaking software. He’ll be speaking as part of their brown bag lunch speech series on November 20.
Andy To Speak At Shillington School
October 30th, 2012 | In the News
Andy is pleased to be returning as a guest speaker to NYC’s Shillington School of Graphic Design on November 16.
SVA Website Featured In CA Design Annual
September 23rd, 2012 | In the News
Andy is happy to announce that the 2012 Communication Arts Design Annual features an article about the new SVA website. Andy was the creative director on the project, designed and built by Funny Garbage.