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.

Milk Makes Better Teens

In the '40s and '60s the National Dairy Council created a checklist of virtues that the average teen boy should strive for. Naturally, drinking milk was one.

Untutored Art

The drawings in this quaint little book by Jim Heimann are by anonymous amateur artists who launched serious attempts at image-making.

The Activist’s History

The Interference Archive explores the relationship between cultural production and social movements through exhibitions, a social center, workshops and more.

The Deco Way

This rare promotion for the Broadway showing of "A Wonderful Night" is a matter-of-fact Art Deco or Moderne representation.