Dooley talks with pop culture archaeologist Warren Dotz, author of books on design artifacts such as packaging labels for firecrackers... and Elephant Love.
The work of Lippincott's Rodney Abbot provides for brilliant brand identity examples—think Avianca, Southwest and a collaboration with Monotype.
Steven Heller showcases a set of poster stamps—small, yes, but of major significance to the histories of commerce, advertising and poster art.
The World's Fair that never happened began in 1936 when the Fascist Italian government was selected to host the Exhibition in Rome in 1941.
If you’ve been captivated by the bold, atmospheric cinematography of Daredevil‘s first season on Netflix, you might want to seek out the similarly stunning comic book version by Alex Maleev. Series executive producer Jeph Loeb credits Maleev as a key visual influence: “With Alex’s art, we looked at that and said ‘that’s the look...
We may be on the verge of losing our letterheads, but even in the digital space they still have relevance. Here are a few Steven Heller found in Rome.
Inside Print’s Celebrating Milton Glaser, A Design Legend Collection, you’ll find a look at Glaser’s personal sources of design inspiration as well as meanderings on other works from Glaser. Editor’s Note: The visual representation of a brand is one of the most fundamental projects a designer can work on, but exceptional identity design can be hard...
Well, "art" may not be an accurate word, but there has always been a craft to "per inquiry," or coupon, adverts.
If you were insured for anything during the early 1900s, you'd get a special bonus: flamboyant typography. Steven Heller looks at the golden age of insurance policy design.
Michael Dooley shares a post-finale essay on advertising for the hit TV series Mad Men.