Rudolf Koch, the German calligrapher and type meister, designed about 30 typefaces, the best-known being the expressionist Neuland and modern Kabel.
Steven Heller takes a look at the influences behind the cover of Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman."
In the late ’80s and early ’90s, the Jeffries Banknote Company of Los Angeles commissioned LA designers to contribute to its “Evolution” series of conceptual booklets. I don’t know how many issues were produced, but Number 1, conceived and designed by Advertising Designers, Inc., under the creative direction of Carl Seltzer, was produced in seven...
The folks at Productive Arts have a knack for finding the most interesting Soviet-era journals. Here are two made for children.
In the 1960s, John Massey coordinated a suite of posters celebrating Chicago. The designs, once lost to time, are back.
Steven Heller talks with John Hendrix, author of a startling new book about … well, you can tell from the title: "Drawing Is Magic."
Steven Heller cracks open Girogio Maffei's MUNARI'S BOOKS: The Definitive Collection of Book Designs by Bruno Munari.
Steven Heller takes a look at the design and lyrics of "La Cucaracha."
Steven Heller talks with Sunni Brown about the power of doodling — and how drawing is the key to the thinking mind.
In the late 1920s, the G.J. Peddemors Company in Almelo, Holland, produced this wonderful home furnishing and dry goods catalog.