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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Mad Mensches

Steven Heller reviews Kerri P. Steinberg's informative “Jewish Mad Men: Advertising and the Design of the American Jewish Experience.”

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When Yale Had a Sense of Humor

Gone are the days when the Harvard Lampoon and the Yale Record published fake versions of national magazines, like these.

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Weekend Heller: Schwartzman’s Hollywood

Next week, Christopher Guy’s West Hollywood showroom will host "Six Decades of Graphic Art and Film"—a retrospective of the work of renowned Hollywood graphic designer Arnold Schwartzman.

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A Valentine Fable, in Pictures

These vintage chromolitho cards tell a Gilded Age Valentine story of courtship, marriage, conception, birth and its aftermath.

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Sis’ Subway Scribbling

Author/artist Peter Sis has long done underground art for the New York City MTA. Check out his newest work.

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Steinberg’s Genius Line

Steven Heller looks back at the great Saul Steinberg's work—and remembers the time Steinberg snubbed him.

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Wagon the Tale of the Artist

Steven Heller talks with Aidan Leigh, the illustrator mastermind behind the Print Wagon that has been traversing England since April.