The focus of Emigre is on the unique perspective of contemporary poets, writers, journalists, graphic designers, photographers, architects, and artists who live or have lived outside their native countries.
Emigre magazine is in the permanent design collections of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York, the Design Museum in London, and the Denver Art Museum.
Emigre magazine was published between 1984 and 2005. A total of 69 issues were produced, sometimes on a quarterly basis
(magazine cover design: The Designers Republic / Sissy, ohn Hersey, Menno Meyjes, Jacques Overhoff, Terry Trucco, Rudy VanderLans, Marc Susan, Gavin Flint, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Tom Klinkowstein, P. Scott Makela, Zuzana Licko, Barry Deck )