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Erik Carter

is a graphic designer.

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Erik Carter is a freelance graphic designer in New York City by way of the American South. Before starting a freelance practice on April Fool's Day, he worked with Paul Sahre at the Office of Paul Sahre.

Carter has worked for clients such as The New York Times, Wired Magazine, Penguin Books, Collins, Verso Books, and Bloomberg View.

His work has been written about in TIME magazine, The New York Times, and other time-based publications.

Please feel free to get in touch (information on to your lower left) or peruse the blog.

Website developed by Tyler Madsen.

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Satantango
Satantango
Muscle Vs. Fat
Muscle Vs. Fat
Playing Baseball with the Universe
Playing Baseball with the Universe
In Dreams Begin Responsibilities
In Dreams Begin Responsibilities
A Good Run
A Good Run
What Drives Suicidal Mass Killers
What Drives Suicidal Mass Killers
The Upcycle
The Upcycle
Clarice Lispector Paperback Series
Clarice Lispector Paperback Series
Why Undecided Voters Won’t Be Deciding This Election
Why Undecided Voters Won’t Be Deciding This Election
The Sinistra Zone
The Sinistra Zone
Pendleton
Pendleton
Make Patent Trolls Pay in Court
Make Patent Trolls Pay in Court
When It May Not Pay to Be Famous
When It May Not Pay to Be Famous
Let’s Not Panic Over U.S. Students’ Global Rankings
Let’s Not Panic Over U.S. Students’ Global Rankings
Mapper Titles
Mapper Titles
Redeployment
Redeployment
The Haunted Life
The Haunted Life
Have Patience With Us
Have Patience With Us
Making Money
Making Money
You Can Make Anything Sad
You Can Make Anything Sad

Satantango

Book cover for Satantango by László Krasznahorkai.

Designed with Paul Sahre at the Office of Paul Sahre. Art direction by Paul Sahre.

Muscle Vs. Fat

Illustration for Men's Health Magazine.

Designed with Paul Sahre at the Office of Paul Sahre. Art direction by Paul Sahre and Vikki Nestico.

Satantango
Satantango

Playing Baseball with the Universe

Illustration for the New York Times Book Review.
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Designed with Paul Sahre at the Office of Paul Sahre. Art direction by Paul Sahre and Nicholas Blechman.

Muscle Vs. Fat
Muscle Vs. Fat

In Dreams Begin Responsibilities

Book cover for In Dreams Begin Responsibilities by Delmore Schwartz.

Designed with Paul Sahre at the Office of Paul Sahre. Art direction by Paul Sahre.

Playing Baseball with the Universe
Playing Baseball with the Universe

A Good Run

Illustration for the New York Times Book Review.

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Designed with Paul Sahre at the Office of Paul Sahre. Art direction by Paul Sahre and Nicholas Blechman.

In Dreams Begin Responsibilities
In Dreams Begin Responsibilities

What Drives Suicidal Mass Killers

Illustration for the New York Times Op-Ed page.

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Designed with Paul Sahre at the Office of Paul Sahre. Art direction by Paul Sahre and Matt Dorfman.

A Good Run
A Good Run

The Upcycle

Book cover for The Upcycle by William McDonough and Michael Braungart.

Designed with Paul Sahre at the Office of Paul Sahre. Art direction by Paul Sahre.

What Drives Suicidal Mass Killers
What Drives Suicidal Mass Killers

Clarice Lispector Paperback Series

4 book covers for new translations of Clarice Lispector's work.

Designed with Paul Sahre at the Office of Paul Sahre. Art direction by Paul Sahre.

The Upcycle
The Upcycle

Why Undecided Voters Won’t Be Deciding This Election

Illustration for Bloomberg View.

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Designed with Paul Sahre at the Office of Paul Sahre. Art direction by Paul Sahre & Other Means.

Clarice Lispector Paperback Series
Clarice Lispector Paperback Series

The Sinistra Zone

Book cover for The Sinistra Zone by Adam Bodor.

Designed with Paul Sahre at the Office of Paul Sahre. Art direction by Paul Sahre.

Why Undecided Voters Won’t Be Deciding This Election
Why Undecided Voters Won’t Be Deciding This Election

Pendleton

Custom typeface for artist Adam Pendleton. Based off of a hand-painted sign from Congo.

The Sinistra Zone
The Sinistra Zone

Make Patent Trolls Pay in Court

Illustration for the New York Times Op-Ed page.

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Designed with Paul Sahre at the Office of Paul Sahre. Art direction by Paul Sahre and Matt Dorfman.

Pendleton
Pendleton

When It May Not Pay to Be Famous

Illustration for the New York Times Sunday Review.

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Designed with Paul Sahre at the Office of Paul Sahre. Art direction by Paul Sahre & Aviva Michaelov.

Make Patent Trolls Pay in Court
Make Patent Trolls Pay in Court

Let’s Not Panic Over U.S. Students’ Global Rankings

Illustration for Bloomberg View.

READ

Designed with Paul Sahre at the Office of Paul Sahre. Art direction by Paul Sahre & Other Means.

When It May Not Pay to Be Famous
When It May Not Pay to Be Famous

Mapper Titles

Custom Cyrillic titles for Mapper a music video by the band Infinity Shred.

Let’s Not Panic Over U.S. Students’ Global Rankings
Let’s Not Panic Over U.S. Students’ Global Rankings

Redeployment

Book covers for Redeployment by Phil Klay.

KILLED

Art direction by Darren Haggar.

Mapper Titles
Mapper Titles

The Haunted Life

Book cover for The Haunted Life by Jack Kerouac.

Designed with Paul Sahre at the Office of Paul Sahre. Art direction by Paul Sahre. Photograph by Jason Fulford.

Redeployment
Redeployment

Have Patience With Us

Illustration for the New York Times Op-Ed page.

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Art direction by Josh Cochran.

The Haunted Life
The Haunted Life

Making Money

Book cover for Making Money by Ole Bjerg.

Have Patience With Us
Have Patience With Us

You Can Make Anything Sad

Book cover for You Can Make Anything Sad by Spencer Madsen.

Making Money
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