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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Order in the Food Court

UXUS has launched an innovative food court concept in Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport departure lounge.

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My Favorite Dummy

This point-of-purchase display of a nicely dressed gent sitting by an outdoor table in a modernist chair is the epitome of '30s advertising elegance.

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It’s OK to Have Hives

Mark Randall, the founder of World Studio in NYC, Design Ignites Change and SVA's IMPACT!, is also a beekeeper and ice cream entrepreneur.

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Man or Mouse! War is Hell!

Milton Glaser and Lee Savage's "Mickey Mouse in Vietnam" was but one of many pieces of art that not only protested but showed the price of the war.

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Take My Art, Please!

Steven Heller talks with collage illustrator Lou Beach, one of the masters of the comic side of this surreal artform.

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Psychedelic Black and White

Psychedelics are usually seen in color. But there was a black-and-white side to the experience represented here in the work of Lee Conklin.