American Society of Magazine Editors

Adam Bookbinder

Design Director


Adam Bookbinder is an award-winning design/creative director with over 15 years of experience in the publishing industry. He is currently the design director of Saveur, a gourmet food and travel magazine which celebrates the stories from around the world that weave together culture, tradition, and people through the language of food. Prior to this he was the creative director of Departures, a luxury-lifestyle magazine produced by American Express Publishing. He held this position for over 8 years, and helped earn the magazine it’s first-ever national magazine award for Best Single Topic Issue. He has also earned numerous Henry Luce awards for creative direction and design, including multiple “Design Magazine of the Year" and "Cover of the Year" awards. His work has consistently been recognized for its excellence by The Society of Publication Designers, where he has been an active member for over 15 years. He has also held positions and consulted on the designs of many other titles including Vanity Fair, Details, Spin, Interview, Rolling Stone, Harper’s Bazaar, and most recently the new Dr. Oz Magazine