On May 5, come to an exhibition featuring 150 Shakespeare posters from around the globe inspired by the English language's most iconic poet and playwright.
Gentry magazine broke new ground with its amazing graphic design and the timeless men’s fashions it presented in every issue.
Steven Heller takes a look at vintage cigar advertisements, and the story behind the stogies.
Pinups are not solely an American phenom, but they are typically American. They began in the 1890s as a window on the female form.
Years ago I found these vintage labels for cosmetics targeted at African American men and women by Valmor Products of Chicago.
These sublime vintage advertisements for Müller Gum arabic adhesive reveal the child's fascinating facility with things artistic.
A crazy quilt of material concerning aspects of the Chicago Tribune that have injected themselves into J.J. Sedelmaier's personal and professional life.
Pabst Extract, which in 1887 was a highly advertised medicinal drink, is a perfect fit for today's interest in the personal health space.
“Bread and Circus” referred to they way the Roman emperor would hand out cheap food and entertainment as a way to gain popularity with the common people. And yet today, it’s this same model that should replace the lingering plague of 30-second TV spots.
Steven Heller takes a look at glass slides used on camera as promos for CBS series from the golden age of the network, from the likes of Georg Olden and others.