by Jon Mowat The methods for marketing cars have changed dramatically over the past 120 years. It all began with very simple black and white adverts, produced soon after motor vehicles were invented. These days, we’re bombarded from all angles with slick videos, flashy print ads and more online content than we could ever possibly...
Designer of the Week Lauren Dickens declares a "penchant for design things, brand stuff, & good times." You'll see this reflected in her purposeful design.
Michael Dooley offers an overview of the AIGA National Conference and talks with Amy Nicole Schwartz, winner of the Command-X competition.
Margaret Hartwell (@MPHpov on Twitter) is an expert on brand development strategies. Margaret Hartwell is a strategy consultant, coach, educator and writer. Her 20 years of experience chronicle a career of effective brand and business solutions at the intersection of creativity and business. Her work has spanned analysis and research, organizational development, marketing, social...
How many of you knew that designed broom labels were an industry of some note?
In the '30s, the Mexican Travel Board's job was to entice more travelers from the US, and it did so through stylized graphic design and typography.
A vintage wrapper lover could overdose on candy wrappers produced in France during the Deco era.
Steven Heller examines George Steere's 1905 price list of sign letters.
Steven Heller takes a look at the redesign of The New Republic.
In the early 1920s American products were either nondescript or laden with ornament to camouflage a mass-market look. Although mass production was the foundation on which the modern American economy was built, many cultural critics felt that items coming off the assembly line lacked good taste. American industrialists, who could easily afford to aesthetically...