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.

The Deco Way

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

Art Deco Brazil

Brazil’s "Para Todos" magazine, under the art direction of illustrator José Carlos, was the gem of the country's Art Deco–age periodicals.

The Face and the Spa

The latest font from Louise Fili Ltd, Montecatini, draws inspiration from the elegant Stile Liberty travel posters of Italy in the early 1900s

Sing the Body Fantastic

"Body Modern" by Michael Sappol digs deep below the skin to discuss the evolution of the rhetoric of inner-workings.

Josef Váchal Made What He Felt

Josef Váchal was a respected Czech painter and designer with a fantastical expressionist sensitivity for emotive illustration and exotic typography.