Nicholas Blechman Named Creative Director of The New Yorker

From one New York to another.

new yorker 320Nicholas Blechman has been named The New Yorker’s new creative director. Blechman comes to the magazine from The New York Times, where he has served as art director of the paper’s Book Review since 2006.

In a memo to staffers, The New Yorker’s editor David Remnick said of Blechman, “For over two decades, Nicholas has been a smart and original contributor to the international design and illustration world.”

Blechman succeeds Wyatt Mitchell, who departed the magazine for Apple.