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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Wake Up Little Nemo, Wake Up

Steven Heller interviews Josh O'Neill about "Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream"—a multi-artist celebration of Winsor McCay's classic comic.

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Trials in the Land of OZ

Steven Heller revisits "the longest obscenity trial in history"—the ordeal that Richard Neville and his comrades at OZ entered into in 1971.

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African American Media

Steven Heller speaks with Bobby C. Martin Jr. about OCD's design for a new exhibition documenting the art and influence of Ebony magazine and Jet magazine.

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Weekend Heller: Must-See Posters

Peter Bankov makes one poster every day. Bankov's posters are the focus of a must-see exhibition opening Dec. 2 at the Type Directors Club NYC.

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Birds of a Letter

To celebrate turkey day, let's look at some other, non-eatable fowl—the typographic kind.

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Wood Never Looked So Good

Steven Heller chats with Sandro Berra about Tipoteca Italiana and the new book "Alphabets of Wood: Luigi Melchiori & the History of Italian Wood Type."