Blue Shield of California tapped San Fran design firm Hub Strategy to remake their print collateral for easier access in light of recent healthcare reform.
The former Soviet Union and Peoples' Republic of China have used cigarette packages to commemorate heroes and national virtues. Explore several designs from both nations that blend political symbolism and cigarettes.
Canadian Club Whiskey's brand legacy includes a 2008 renaissance with the ever-popular "Damn Right Your Dad Drank It" ad campaign. Find out how two directors send the typical creative brief into a tailspin and turn around a 16 year sales decline, all while highlighting the intersection of sex and design...
Whether a beautician, manicurist, cashier, cosmetician, waitress, maid or nurse, the 1930s were a time when women's uniforms -- and so, uniformity -- were hip, or at least proscribed and expected. Uniforms were crisp, somewhat sexy and decidedly identifiable. Explore a few examples of women's uniforms from this time period.
Take a look at the work of two renowned poster artists with the last name of Colin: Paul Colin (1892 -1985) and Jean Colin (1912-1982).
Hang tags aren't some neo-punk rock group or a new form of graffiti. I love hang tags, so here are a few more to show from France in my irregular series of labels "with strings attached."
Paris has always been fashion heaven. God has always been in the details. Many of those heavenly details have been the swatch cards that the French pattern makers so beautifully composed to show their wares.
Steven Heller finds that the designs of vintage French medical products have a typographic flair that can't be ignored.
Data visualization has come a long way since the days of the information wheel. But the wheel is still a delight to use and sometimes a feast for sore eyes. These are some I recently found.
How magazines stacked the spot ads they were given says something about the priorities of the readership, if not the country, at the time they were published. This assortment is reproduced just as it appeared in a Christmas issue of Liberty magazine in 1940.