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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The Melting Plotz

The U.S. is a diverse country—but if you grew up before 1960, you'd be hard-pressed to find that diversity in children's books such as "Our America."

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Lights, Camera, Glaser

Milton Glaser did not do many movie posters, but the ones he did are as distinctively his as they are unusual for the film genre.

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Smoking Out the USSR

Steven Heller examines vintage Soviet cigarette packages, courtesy of !PRODUCTIVE ARTS!

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Madison Square Garden’s Hate Fest

The parallels with the RNC aren't the same, but there was a hint of the Bund rally at Madison Square Garden in 1939, from graphics to rhetoric.