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.

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Nazis of America

America has battled homegrown fascists and Nazis since the early 20th century through interventions, publications and satire.

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One Elegant Designer

Gustav Jensen called himself a "Designer to Industry" and created some of the most stylish packaging and products of the late '20s and early '30s.

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Type of the Future Past

"Futura. Die Schrift." is an exceptional exhibition and catalog at the Gutenberg Museum in Germany.

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Usefulness Be Darned!

Steven Heller talks with Steven M. Johnson about his new book "Patent Depending"—a collection of satirical inventions.

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From Roadside to Cloud Banks

John Baeder, the great American photorealist painter with a focus on roadside America, has turned his eye to vintage airplanes.