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.
A recent visit to Chicago reminded me of how enamored I am of its rapid transit. It’s so much a part of what makes Chicago unique and exciting to me. Chicago is one of those cities with a “sound” to it—San Francisco being another—and the elevated “L” system is the reason why. Much of...
Michael Dooley shares a post-finale essay on advertising for the hit TV series Mad Men.
With Print’s Regional Design Annual turning 35 this year, we decided to break out the very first RDA and find out.
Sagi Haviv explores the benefits and drawbacks to choosing a wordmark over a symbol in identity design.
Heller cracks open a reading primer from the 30s and finds some pretty images—accompanied by segregation and a Stepford obedience to the dominant order.
Read commentary on the UK political party logos by Siegel+Gale's London Design Team.
Read about 2015 AIGA Medalist Dan Friedman, whose eccentric and groundbreaking style radicalized Modernist ideals.
J.J. Sedelmaier presents his compendium of Avengers comic book covers.