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.


Weekend Heller: Louise Fili’s Exhibition Opens Oct 13

This will be a massive show incredibly designed environments by Kevin O’Callahgan, showing the four plus decades of book, package, type and typographic design by the doyen of graphic elegance, Louise Fili (new website here).


Drink ‘n’ Design

This "Mixer's Manual" is a less-known, but no less impressive example of how Joseph Binder's work evolved toward the end of his career.


Wood is Good

A new book celebrates the work of Dafi Kühne, a graphic designer/letterpress printmaker based in Switzerland.


Femme Power

A new Kickstarter has been launched to fund a Hall of Femmes book on Supergraphics pioneer Barbara Stauffacher Solomon.


Today’s American Dream

Steven Heller talks with Bob McKinnon, principal of Galewill, a for-purpose company that designs social change programs, communications, advocacy and action.


Depero’s Copied Original

There are a handful of books that all designers must see. Fortunato Depero’s 1927 monograph "Depero Futurista" is among them.