Ellen Shapiro reports from Abbott Miller's TypoGraphics conference session: Type often has a story to tell—it becomes part of the context, style, strategy, or truth of a client's message.
Ellen Shapiro visits the New York Antiquarian Book Fair and finds treasures of special interest to graphic designers.
Ellen Shapiro explores Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires & Riots: California & Graphic Design—a book that's truly off the Richter Scale.
Ellen Shapiro explores “Everything Is Design: The Work of Paul Rand,” a new exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York.
Ellen Shapiro explores the "information architecture" of Ann Toebbe, who creates intriguing collages of floor plans made from cut paper and gouache .
Thanks to collector Justin G. Schiller, many editions of The Quotations of Mao Zedong are now on display in NYC. Read his thoughts on The Little Red Book.
Gloria Steinem and Barbara Nessim prove that you can continue to be relevant, influential and progressive role models in the design world well beyond "retirement age."
Cuban artist Edel Rodríguez brings elements of his childhood environment and experiences to his work, which powerfully explores themes of politics, inequality, immigration, and social justice.
What’s the best way to manage your creative business finances? How do you go about pricing design work? Learn how with The Creative Professional’s Guide to Money by Ilise Benun. Like many graphic designers, I could use a little more work right about now. Good, challenging work from clients who have interesting assignments and...
Following up on her post about the Gaza War through the eyes of Israeli designers, Ellen Shapiro examines it from the perspective of Palestinian designers.