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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Living in a Turkocracy

Simply pop a Swanson turkey dinner in, heat and serve, and just be thankful we live in a new America where turkeys roam free on the gravy train.

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Drinking the Kool-Aid

This Jonestown pamphlet is an eerie reminder that graphic design can always be a weapon of mass delusion.

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A Little Taste of Modernity

I've long been fond of Streamline Modernism—the marriage of speed, kinetics, machines and the Avant Garde that manifests in trains, boats, planes and cars.

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Love is Where You Find It

Steven Heller talks with Veronica Ettedgui, who has turned her project "LOVE: A Typography Challenge" into a new book.