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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Elbert, Your Hubbard is Bare

Looking back on Elbert Hubbard's fable "The City of Tagaste," "where machine-made books were so cheap that they could be used to throw at the cat."

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Talking Pictures

Jean Michel Folon did not speak English and Milton Glaser does not speak French. But their conversation in "The Conversation" was eloquent and expressive.

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Order in the Food Court

UXUS has launched an innovative food court concept in Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport departure lounge.

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My Favorite Dummy

This point-of-purchase display of a nicely dressed gent sitting by an outdoor table in a modernist chair is the epitome of '30s advertising elegance.

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It’s OK to Have Hives

Mark Randall, the founder of World Studio in NYC, Design Ignites Change and SVA's IMPACT!, is also a beekeeper and ice cream entrepreneur.