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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Institutional Racism

Steven Heller takes a look at institutional racism in the United States via packaging and book covers.

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Design Selfie, 1957

What's a design or designer selfie? Take a look at this one by Philadelphia designer Matthew Leibowitz.

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Rare Design in Midtown

Glenn Horowitz Bookseller has a new Manhattan gallery, and a new exhibit—"Matter/Giacometti."

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Tomi Ungerer, Provacateur

Steven Heller reveals what he learned while interviewing legendary illustrator, writer and social advocate Tomi Ungerer.

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Get That Hollywood Glo

Steven Heller looks back at a 20s-era triptych for Hollywood Glo and wonders if today's drug-store displays will have the same charm 100 years from now.

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I Wish I Said That …

Steven Heller indulges his love of illustrated quotation books by cracking open 1948's "From Art to Zoo."