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.

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W.A. Dwiggins Prints His Own Money

Dwiggins, who off-handedly coined the term "graphic design," despised the design of U.S. currency and campaigned for a complete overhaul.

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Ebola Posters Go Viral

Steven Heller chats with Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel about her new ebola poster initiative.

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The Last Sweets Catalog

Steven Heller takes a look at Ladislav Sutnar's Sweets Catalog design system, and Misha Beletsky's work on the brand.

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Another Typographical Dimension

The "StereoType" exhibition in Boston veers from conventional typography by incorporating elements of time, movement and the third dimension.

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Getting on Base

Steven Heller talks with designer and publisher Franco Cervi about his typeface Base.