Did you know that Fanta, the '70s–'80s popular soft drink, was a Nazi-era German invention?
This French ad for Le Laboratoire de Controle Physiologiue is what I would call Weird Mid-Century Modern.
Lou Myers was a hilarious cartoonist with an expressively lunatic line.
Steven Heller opens up a vintage Lane Bryant catalog.
We still endure smoke but not these vintage cigarette packs.
Some of the best ad hoc ads Steven Heller has ever seen ever seen are collected in "Serious Things a Go Happen: Three Decades of Jamaican Dancehall Signs."
These Dutch ads published around 1949 are striking, with some being much more modern than others.
As a history nerd, I simply cannot resist going down the rabbit hole of the history behind great design. I found myself studying advertising design in HOW U’s online course, which discusses the history of advertising during the World War I era—which in turn piqued my interest. I decided to dig further into this era of advertising. One...
Steven Heller takes a look at "The War and Posters in 1914–1918," which marks the 100th anniversary of WWI in Serbia.
Paper vendors produced some stylish catalogues and sample books during the 20th century, but few matched the bravura of Papiermolen.