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.


My Favorite Rand Kids’ Book

Paul Rand designed and illustrated four children's books with his wife, Ann Rand, as author, including this one: Listen! Listen!


Weekend Heller: I Accept!

Heller shares the acceptance speech he gave at last Wednesday's Eric Carle Award ceremony where he received the Museum's Bridge Award.


Give My Regards To SpotCo

Heller speaks with Drew Hodges, founder of SpotCo, which specializes in Broadway posters and theatrical advertising and design.


The Normalization of Nazi Graphics

Gleichschaltung was the process of making Germany into a "normalized" and "coordinated" Nazi state—and that involved graphic design.


Glaser’s Ghosts

Milton Glaser's famous 1966 poster of Bob Dylan has been parodied again and again. Check out some of its most famous faces.


Weekend Heller: Louise Fili’s Exhibition Opens Oct 13

This will be a massive show incredibly designed environments by Kevin O’Callahgan, showing the four plus decades of book, package, type and typographic design by the doyen of graphic elegance, Louise Fili (new website here).


Drink ‘n’ Design

This "Mixer's Manual" is a less-known, but no less impressive example of how Joseph Binder's work evolved toward the end of his career.