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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Ed Sanders: Archive for Sale

Ed Sanders was a huge influence on my middle teens, when on Saturday nights I’d go to the Bridge on St. Marks Place and watch the FUGS, a scraggly band of East Village beat/hippies play songs like “Kill For Peace,” “Slum Goddess,” “Nothing,” “Boobs a Lot” and more. Ed Sanders and Tuli Kupferberg led the...

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Arisman’s Year of Monkeys

To commemorate the year of the monkey in the Chinese zodiac, Marshall Arisman has unleashed his Sacred Monkey family.

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The Bankrupt Country

Die Pleite (Bankrupt) was a radical, left-wing publication associated with the DADA Berlin movement from 1919–1924.

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Weekend Heller: Summer in Rome

Steven Heller and co. from the Typography Workshop In Rome are accepting applications for the School of Visual Arts' summer event.

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The Color of Linen America

From the 1930s-40s, bright linen postcards with views of a faux painterly American landscape were the most popular kind of "wish you were here" sentiments.

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The Books of Ernst

Steven Heller talks with Martha Scotford about the exhibit and website for "Ernst Reichl: Wide Awake Typographer."