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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Money Worth Its Weight in Ink

This collection of useless money—German notgeld—won't buy you anything, but being broke never looked so good.

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An Interactive Documentary

In a new documentary titled "One Shared House," Irene Pereyra tells her story of growing up in a communal house—and gets the viewer involved.

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ModernDesign.doc

These vintage issues of "Design & Paper" comprise a history of American Modernism that is invaluable to both scholar and practitioner today.

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Photobooks Revived

Here, Jeffery Ladd talks about Errata Editions and its photobook series Books on Books.

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How’s This for a Wall?

"Wall of Liberty" is an installation proposal by Cat Chap in collaboration with Irit Abir for building the United States/Mexico border wall.

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Marks With Meaning

How to use symbols in the service of viable information has been an ongoing topic for visual communicators, as "The Challenge of Symbology" (1959) attests.

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X Marks the Spot

In 1945, "Time" magazine celebrated Hitler's demise with this portrait by Boris Artsybasheff.