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Nov 02, 2011

Best Frenemies

Robert Priest & Grace Lee

About this video


Grace and Robert will delve into their experience navigating the complex relationships with the editors-in-chief at two very different magazines — Condé Nast Portfolio and O, The Oprah Magazine — while secretly trying to get their own way.


Robert Priest & Grace Lee

Robert Priest and Grace Lee are founding partners of Priest+Grace, a design company in New York. Their clients have included O, The Oprah Magazine, Bloomberg Markets, The Fiscal Times, Peter G. Peterson Foundation, Clinton Global Initiative, and The Ladders. Robert is one of the most influential and sought-after designers in America. His most recent achievement was the much celebrated launch of Condé Nast Portfolio in 2007. He was also the design director responsible for the groundbreaking and award-winning relaunch of House & Garden in 1996. Robert has received numerous awards for design, photography and illustration from the Society of Publication Designers, Art Directors Club, the American Institute for Graphic Arts, D&AD and the American Society of Magazine Editors (to name a few). Grace first gained prominence in the design community for her critically-acclaimed work as Art Director of Condé Nast Portfolio. Her work has been featured in the New York Times Style Magazine, More, ESPN, O at Home, and Organic Style.