This 1893 sign catalog by Dequenne & Cie. for their "Plaques Indicatives," including the famous Paris street signs and all manner of enamel door numbers and office signs, holds up pretty well in the 21st century.
San Fran design firm Hub Strategy on their specialized business strategy and how they produce award-winning, fully realized brand identity for clients from print to digital media.
Physical perfection has been big business in the U.S. since the nineteenth century. Take a look at these ads in the literary journal, The Black Cat (1895–1922).
Sometimes the package is better than the product, such as the 1911 box for the Porosknit Chalmers Knitting Company.
Hear from Il-Ho Jung and Lukas Weber about their "World Caps" that bring the excitement of the World Cup into everyday fashion for Germany.
Most design firms shy away from creating identities for start-ups. Find out why Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv takes great pride in this type of client work. Plus, meet three entrepreneurs behind such ventures.
Chris Cashdollar leads the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum website redesign, crafting a user experience to a global audience.
Pentagram's designer Jesse Reed provides insight into how he and Michael Bierut redesigned Penguin Press, an imprint of Penguin, logo and identity system.
"Please Come to the Show" is a catalog for an exhibition of invitation cards and flyers from two previous MoMA exhibitions. Steven Heller speaks with David Senior, editor of the book for more.
Type expert Allan Haley goes behind the scenes at Boston's Museum of Science to explore the role Akko typeface plays in the Hall of Human Life exhibit.