A Way of Seeing, a Way of Giving


Emil Antonucci, the gifted artist and graphic designer who created Commonweal’s distinctive new format in 1965 (he dropped The from the logo and invented the magazine’s colophon), and who remained involved in its design and production until 1998, died in Brooklyn on Memorial Day weekend, following a stroke. He was seventy-six.

A graduate of Cooper Union in New York City, Emil, as he was affectionately known by colleagues, clients...

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Patrick Jordan is a former managing editor of Commonweal.