Black, Roger David

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BLACK, Roger David

BLACK, Roger David. American, b. 1948. Genres: Administration/Management. Career: L.A. (weekly newspaper), Los Angeles, CA, art director, 1972; Rolling Stone, San Francisco and NYC, art director, 1976-78; New York and New West magazines, NYC and Los Angeles, design director, 1978-81; New York Times Magazine, NYC, art director, 1982-84; New York Times, NYC, director of editorial art, 1984-85; Newsweek, NYC, art director, 198587; Smart magazine, NYC, design director, 1988-90 and 1993-; also oversaw redesigns for Esquire, the San Francisco Examiner, and Advertising Age; launched Out, Fast Company, and Smart Money; Roger Black Inc. design consultants, NYC, president, 1981-; the Font Bureau, founder; Interactive Bureau, NYC, cofounder and president, 1994-. Publications: Getting Things Done, 1987; Roger Black's Desktop Design Power, 1991; (with S. Elder) Web Sites That Work, 1998. Address: 36 Gramercy Park E, New York, NY 10003-1741, U.S.A.