Full name

Steven Charny

Title

Creative Director, Topix Media Lab

Biography

I have over 20 years experience as art director at large consumer magazines such as Rolling Stone, Sports Illustrated, Entertainment Weekly and Food & Wine. I am currently Creative Director at Topix Media Lab where I create the format and design books and newsstand-only magazines on single topics, partnering with brands such as CBS, Newsweek, Reader’s Digest, SPIN, Athlon Sports and TV Guide.

Guest lecturer: Savannah College of Art & Design (both Savannah and Atlanta campuses); School of Visual Arts; New York University; Parsons School of Design; College Media Advisers Convention; Society of Illustrators; ICON Illustration Conference 2012; Pace University; Moore College of Art and Design. Apple Store Soho: Moderator for Meet The Designers event with (RED) and Adobe Creative Cloud.

Freelance clients include Field & Stream, People Style Watch, Shape, The US Fund for UNICEF and The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation.

Awards: Society of Illustrators, Silver Medal, 2010 and 2011.
Judge: Society of Illustrators Annual Awards; American Illustration 31 Annual Competition.

Photograph by Sacha Lecca