D.W. Pine is the Creative Director of TIME, responsible for the design of one of the world’s most iconic brands and challenged each week with presenting the world’s biggest news stories. He has designed more than 500 TIME covers in his 20-plus years at the magazine, including the 2019 Best Cover of the Year from the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME).
Pine, named one of Ad Age’s Creatives You Should Know and one of the People Who Defined Visual Culture in 2018 by Artsy, also art directs TIME’s weekly animated cover for its 60 million+ social audience.
In addition to the TIME cover, he has designed seven Person of the Year cover packages, hundreds of cover packages and oversees the design of the weekly magazine. He has designed dozens of TIME book projects and led TIME’s editorial and design as the first weekly magazine to launch on the iPad.
Prior to TIME, Pine was the Features Design Director at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution from 1992 to 1998. He was also the Design Coordinator for the AJC’s coverage of the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. He was also a sportswriter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, with more than 1,100 published stories in six years. Pine covered local and professional sports, the PGA Tour, and travelled with a NCAA college basketball team, serving as its beat writer for three seasons.Back