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.

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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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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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 Finalist



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Food Packages • New York Magazine


Designed the visual system for two special summer food stories. Playful typography is used to complement the fun, bold photography. 

Editorial, Art Direction
2018, 2019


︎: Josh Cochran




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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



Ellen Peterson