About Steven Heller

Steven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes a weekly column for The Atlantic online and is the "Visuals" Columnist for the New York Times Book Review. He is also the author of over 160 books on design and visual culture. And he is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.
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Separated Well After Birth

These similar posters by Stasys Eidrigevicius and Wojtek Korkuc raise the question: When is inspiration too much, and when has a line been crossed?

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Bite of the Golden Bee

Mirko Ilic showcases 10 of his favorite designs from the 2014 Golden Bee Global Biennale in Moscow.

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AG Fronzoni Reappreciated

A new website seeks to document the achievements of AG Fronzoni—an Italian designer who refused to ever write a single word about his work.

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That Pesky 1 Percent

Almost 90 years after they were produced, these pre-World War II infographics on the 1 percent in France are still relevant today.

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Warn and Cover

Steven Heller researches ebola awareness posters around the globe.

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Weekend Heller: Learn Sign Painting

Sign painter Mike Meyer is bringing his hand-lettering workshop to New York. The event will give participants a chance to learn from one of the masters, with brushes, paint and lettering.

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Deco Details of New York

New York is a Mecca for Art Deco extravagance. Here, Steven Heller takes a look at the roots of the city’s love affair with the movement.

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Now Read This

Ben Shahn’s The Shape Of Content is hands-down the best book about making consequential art and design and the pitfalls thereof. Here’s why.

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Take Aim

Steven Heller examines the classic bullseye—one of the most perfectly designed of all graphic forms—and the evolution of shooting targets.

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Art, Guns and Power

Steven Heller talks with Henry Brimmer about his 2014 ArtPrize entry—a commentary on our post-9/11 lives and the freedoms that now hang in the balance.