Scott Dadich is the creative director of WIRED magazine. His 2007 redesign was honored with the 2008 National Magazine Award for Design, the American magazine industry’s highest design honor. He won the coveted NMA for Design again in 2009. His August 2006 cover with Stephen Colbert was named Best Celebrity Cover by the American Society of Magazine Editors. Dadich has received more than 100 national design and editorial awards, including 35 gold and silver medals from the Society of Publication Designers (SPD). In 2008 and 2009, WIRED won SPD Magazine of the Year, and Dadich served as President of the Society, rebuilding and redesigning the organization’s website and identity. In addition to overseeing design, photography and production for the print magazine, Dadich directed the 2007 redesign and relaunch of Wired.com (Condé Nast’s highest-trafficked website) and was the creative director for the 10-hour PBS television series Wired Science. Previously, Dadich was creative director of Texas Monthly, which was nominated for 14 National Magazine Awards during his tenure and won for General Excellence in 2003. In 2005 and 2006, the City and Regional Magazine Association named him Designer of the Year, and Print magazine named him one of its œ20 Under 30 breakthrough visual talents in the world. In 2009, Dadich debuted designs for his first two books, Dan Winters’ long-awaited monograph, Periodical Photographs, for Aperture’named one of the most notable books of 2009 by PDN’and American Photography 24.
FITC San Francisco 2010