Art Director, The New York Times Magazine labs
MFA Design, School of Visual Arts,
CA in Visual Communications, Alberta College of Art (CA),
BFA Art and Education, University of Calgary (CA)
Debra Bishop is a creative professional with more than 25 years of experience in magazine design. Now Art Director at The New York Times Magazine labs, she is best known for innovative design systems and branding, visual story-telling, and skillful typography. Formerly she worked as Creative Director at Meredith Corporation where she supervised the rebranding of More magazine. Before Joining More, Bishop worked at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia for 12 years. During her tenure there she was co-founder and VP, Design Director of several publications including: Blueprint magazine, Martha Stewart Kids, Martha Stewart Baby and Martha by Mail. Her early design years were spent working at House and Garden, Rolling Stone and as design assistant to Paula Scher.
She has lectured in New York, Toronto, Calgary, Copenhagen and Oslo. She lives in New Jersey with her husband Garnet Henderson (alias Eddie Guy) and her two daughters, Kaitlyn and Izzy.
Debra’s work has been recognized and awarded by The American Society of Magazine Editor’s (ASME), The Art Directors Club, The Society of Publication Designers (SPD), The Type Directors Club (TDC), American Photography, American Illustration, and D&AD UK, to name a few. Debra has served as a board member of SPD from 2007-2010 and 2014-2015, and twice co-chaired the annual gala