Watch Your Back(ground)

We don’t always have the opportunity to shoot original celebrity portraits for American Way, but we’re able to create a consistent design language across issues by manipulating the backgrounds of stock images.

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Mark Wahlberg on the cover of American Way’s July 2014 issue; photography by Brian Bowen Smith/Paramount

Emily Blunt on the cover of American Way’s June 2014 issue; photography by Simon Emmett/Trunk Archive

Michael Bloomberg on the contents page of American Way’s December 15, 2013, issue; photography by Rainer Hosch/Trunk Archive