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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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.

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High-Flying Design

Steven Heller talks with author M.C. Hühne about the design history of Pan Am.

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Landor the Modern

In 1962, a few years before San Francisco went psychedelic, Francis Mair at Walter Landor Associates appeared to turn graphic design in that direction.

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Finally!!!

If George Lois were doing Esquire covers today, what would he do about the election outcome? Here's his response.

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Right Makes Right

These Ten Commandments of Citizenship from the anti-Communist 1947 comic book "Is This Tomorrow" apply more than ever before.