So begins the Odd Design Artifcats series, in which an object is imbued with significance after we tell you the significance. Duh.
The artist Bascove says New York City has more than 2000 bridges connecting and integrating its various neighborhoods and environs. In their day, these engineering marvels represented the inventiveness and boldness of a young country to the rest of the world.
When it comes to papering the town with political invective, Robbie Conal, America’s veteran street artist, never gives up or gives in. He’s always in the thick of the culture wars – and this one is a biggie. I’ve written about him often but his current double sided poster captures his prey better than...
tiny trump is artist and designer Eric Corriel's response to the current political climate. A crowd-sourced public art installation that harness the energy, will, and geographic diversity of the public to inject resistance totems into the NYC landscape and beyond.
This catalog Knoll Index of Designs (1950), illustrated throughout with only black and white photographs and touches of color for accent, is a masterpiece of economy and tactility.
I was saddened to receive bad news from Todd Lippy, founder, editor and designer of Esopus, his extraordinary "experimental" arts and culture journal.
When one thinks of Milton Glaser, many media, graphic and drawing styles come to mind. But most of us do not think of landscapes. Start thinking!
Don't you pine for the days when branding was just simply and irresistibly...logo-based? Well, leap into the nostalgia with these.
From 1960 through 1963 I was president of The Astronaut Fan Club. I was also founder and its only member. You might say it was a front for getting as much NASA swag as possible. Don’t get me wrong, the astronauts were my heroes. We lived in the era of heroes and it was...
There is a dearth of typeface wrapping papers out there but this holiday season can be different if you reach for these!