Author Archives: Steven Heller

About Steven Heller

Steven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes frequently for Wired and Design Observer. He is also the author of over 170 books on design and visual culture. He received the 1999 AIGA Medal and is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.

DH_80

80 is the New 80, Only Much Better

"Twenty Over Eighty" by Bryn Smith and Aileen Kwun features interviews with legendary creatives over the age of 80 who have greatly shaped 20th-century design and beyond.

DH_Havana

Signs of Life, Havana Style

Diego Vainesman, chairman emeritus of the Type Directors Club, recently returned from Havana, where he was seeking typographic treasures.

DH_terror

Designing Terrorists

More than ever terror is branded like any other business, institution, government or regime.

DH_TilburgFtd

The Face of a City

More and more cities are using individual proprietary fonts. Such is the case for Tilburg, The Netherlands, which now has the TilburgsAns face.

11_Milton_Glaser_AIGA_GOTV_miniposter

Weekend Heller: VOTE or Shut Up!

During every presidential race, AIGA launches a campaign for members to use their design expertise to motivate the public to vote.

DH_ConspiracyFtd

The First Angry Generation

"The Open Conspiracy" was an anthology of writings and cartoons from the underground press on how the world could and must change course.