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Mike Leister

Mike Leister founded Lighthouse Rocket Design, a studio specializing in publication design, brand identity and information visualization, in Frederick, MD in 2012. Mike has been a designer, art director, creative director, and visual storyteller for nearly 20 years for magazines including ESPN The Magazine, Washingtonian, 5280: Denver’s Magazine, Indianapolis Monthly, and Sports Illustrated. His work has been honored by the City & Regional Magazine Association and the Society of Publication Designers.

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Print Is Not Dead!

We’ve all heard the news: Print is dead. It’s been repeated over and over again throughout the past decade, as newspapers shut down and magazines slashed their staffs to the bare minimum. Yet, despite all the doom and gloom, it’s suddenly refreshingly easy to find print’s defenders. A quick Google search of “Why print isn’t dead”... Read More