Hello, I’m Ellen Peterson ➨ I’m a designer and art director based in New York City. I’ve designed for New York MagazineVanity Fair and Pentagram NY. Thanks for stopping by. Contact ellenmpeterson@gmail to say hi.

Hello, I’m Ellen Peterson ➨ I’m a designer and art director based in New York City. Currently designing for New York Magazine. Previously at Vanity Fair and Pentagram NY. Thanks for stopping by. Contact ellenmpeterson@gmail to say hi.

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Best of New York • New York Magazine


Designed the visual system for two special “Best of New York” issues.

Editorial, Art Direction
2018, 2020


︎: Dave Coleman
︎: “Best of New York 2020” SPD finalist




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The Return of Everything


Fun and funky lettering, color, and energetic imagery were the direction for this package about everything to do during the summer we reemerged from quarantine. 

Editorial, Art Direction
2021

︎: Zuzanna Rogatty



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COVID Issue • New York Magazine


Our first fully remote issue of nymag during COVID. I pitched the idea to embrace a zine aesthetic knowing we wouldn’t have our usual resources (printers, our color correcting process, “good” photos, etc.). 

Editorial, Art Direction
2020


︎: SPD Gold Medalist



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A “Guide” to Stanford •  New York Magazine


An irreverant, grab-bag of elements make up this layout that riffs on the editorial humor and all the Silicon Valley stereotypes.

Editorial, Art Direction
2019

︎: Tyler Comrie, Joe McKendry 
︎: ASME Feature Design Finalist



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TV Issue • New York Magazine



A bold guest typeface (Chattanooga) was the driving force in this set of features about television during the time of COVID.

Editorial, Art Direction
2020


︎: Pedro Nekoi



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