Advertising

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Get That Hollywood Glo

Steven Heller looks back at a 20s-era triptych for Hollywood Glo and wonders if today's drug-store displays will have the same charm 100 years from now.

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10 Inspiring Advertising Designs

Advertising designs showcase graphic design’s power. The ability to encourage people to buy a product, attend an event, or to change a previously-held perception through one graphic design creation is simply astounding. Creating great advertisement copy involves interdisciplinary approaches in both visual and verbal communication—branding, typography, images, contrast, unity and hierarchy intertwined to deliver a...

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What’s Not to Love: 1957 Typography

Abstract, expressive and pun-based advertising typography from 1957 had such an unpretentious eloquence that it is easily the best example of type as art.

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Protecting Citizen Journalists

The top winner of Print’s Legends in Advertising Awards paired clean design with a complex concept to tackle a vital issue concerning citizen journalists.

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A Button Said It All

Steven Heller shares a Congress of Racial Equality protest button he has kept since the 1960s.