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.

Upside Down, Right-Side Up

Gaze upon Rex Whistler's amusing, disturbing and "grotesque" "Reversible Faces," a series of upside-down and right-side-up portraits.

Rebel Masks

Once an editorial illustrator and now a filmmaker, Carlos Llerena Aguirre has been documenting Saynatakuna in his native Peru.

Old-Fashioned Sketching

Today we all use cell phones to do exactly what our grand- and great grandparents did back in the day with sketchbooks.

Ken, With Logo by Paul Rand

The anti-Fascist magazine "Ken" was founded in March 1938 by publisher David A. Smart and editor Arnold Gingrich, the original creators of "Esquire."