In the late 1940s, when "The Use of Heads in Commercial Art" was produced, stereotypes of the Platonic ideal and accepted fashions were sophomoric.
Sean Wolcott of Hampton Creek discusses the full-page Donald Trump ad he designed that ended up in "The New York Times."
“Turn the mind toward,” or ad vertere, is the ideological cornerstone of advertising. Determining what visual communication will turn the target audience’s mind to believe in a brand or product requires specialized research into the consumer’s motivations and values. Specialized training in visual communication combined with the ability to execute a compelling visual is not a...
The Famous Artists School (founded 1948) was the preeminent correspondence learning service for painting and illustration and design instruction.
What's the common thread in these "Fortune" magazine ads from 1945?
Steven Heller talks with Museum of Wonder and Delight curator Dolph Gotelli about his new exhibition of shopping bags.
The City College of New York presented its Presidential Award to wunder-elder, art director and "big idea" ad man George Lois. Read his acceptance speech here.
During Mussolini's regime, most anything designed was created with the Fascist emblem, uniform or representation of either or both.
Diego Vainesman, chairman emeritus of the Type Directors Club, recently returned from Havana, where he was seeking typographic treasures.
During every presidential race, AIGA launches a campaign for members to use their design expertise to motivate the public to vote.