As MAD Magazine begins a new era today with its new logo design, Heller speaks with Bill Morrison, executive editor, Doug Thomson, MAD design director and Suzy Hutchinson, MAD art director about this new incarnation of probably the oldest American humor and parody magazine.
In this series, we will interview each 2018 Regional Design Awards judge and take a closer look at some of the spectacular work they've created during their career. Meet Chad Michael who launched his studio in 2014 after working as head designer for some of New York’s most awarded agencies.
As Heller paged through the online Swann auction House catalog for its May 3 sale of graphic design (mostly posters), it occurred to him just how seemingly infinite is the mass of beautifully printed, smartly conceived and stylistically varied graphic designs produced since the late 19th century.
The ongoing Tolerance Posters/Billboards exhibition curated by Mirko Ilic is traveling throughout Europe, South Africa and other locales. This past week it appeared all across Ljubljana, Slovenia. Unlike previous shows, the posters/billboards have been placed in different locations around the city.
Student designs allows us to peek into the future and get an idea of how our world will look once they start entering the design field full-time. What better way to get started as a real graphic designer than by winning one of the industry's most prestigious titles: a Regional Design Award.
Heller gives us a look into two museums he recently visited in Warsaw, a city with a long legacy as a capital of design innovation.
The best of the best is what they are known for. Those groundbreaking designs indelibly linked with the designers themselves. But what happens when those designers step outside of their comfort zones? Let's looks at some of the more unexpected works from the likes of Milton Glaser, Alvin Lustig, Michael Bierut & more.
That so many people like to wear the jerseys and hats of their favorite teams has little to do with aesthetics, and as Todd Random points out in his book, Winning Ugly: A Visual History of the Most Bizarre Baseball Uniforms Ever Worn (Skyhorse Press), sports uniforms were always a bit odd.
The identity design for the 2016 Archtober Festival needed to be not only eye-catching, but smart, too—and Pentagram and SOFTlab nailed it.
These days, logos—even those in the world of corporate identity—are designed to expand and contract, wink, blink, dance and burst forth in animated glory. Have a look at four of the most lively, interesting examples of logo animation created in the past year.