Author Archives: Steven Heller

About Steven Heller

Steven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes a weekly column for The Atlantic online and is the "Visuals" Columnist for the New York Times Book Review. He is also the author of over 160 books on design and visual culture. And he is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.

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Birds of a Letter

To celebrate turkey day, let's look at some other, non-eatable fowl—the typographic kind.

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Wood Never Looked So Good

Steven Heller chats with Sandro Berra about Tipoteca Italiana and the new book "Alphabets of Wood: Luigi Melchiori & the History of Italian Wood Type."

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Weekend Heller: Multilingual Design

Afsoon Talai introduces his company Golreezan, a multilingual design store offering products in Hebrew, Persian, Armenian, Arabic and Urdu.

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Monotype Revives Its Reputable Recorder

Monotype is relaunching its Recorder magazine, set to document "the wider implications of typography and how it contributes to a broader cultural context."

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A Button Said It All

Steven Heller shares a Congress of Racial Equality protest button he has kept since the 1960s.

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Body Language

The creators of War Ink found a form through which they could honor the sacrifices of veterans, and create a bridge between veterans and civilians: tattoos.

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Westinghouse’s ABCs

In 1965, Charles Eames produced a documentary about Westinghouse. Have you seen it?