Author Archives: Steven Heller

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.


Vive la France, Merci Bernard

Pierre Bernard, co-founder of the legendary French design collective Grapus, passed away on Monday. See his last poster here.


Wood Type in Motion

Steven Heller talks with Judith Poirier, a filmmaker with a special focus on experimental typography, as well as book design and printmaking.


The Ugly Face of War

On Nov. 19, Steve Hindy will sit down with author David Shields and Milton Glaser to discuss Shields' new book, "War is Beautiful."


Winning the Postwar Marketshare

One of the "Rewards of Victory" against the Axis during World War II was a resounding bounce in advertising. Here is a selection of postwar adverts.


Shape and Shadow Modernism

Steven Heller takes a look at the evolution of classic Modern to Mid-Century Modern design via Fortune magazine and a forgotten artist.