9.19.14 / My Favorite Favoriten
The year was 1923. The magazine was the Swedish journal Favoriten (Favorite). The covers were so different as to suggest they were completely different magazines, or at least very different art directors. But nej (no), each cover is from the same year’s weekly run. Its either a case study of indecision or a devious plan to confuse readers. We’ll never know. Or will we?
Designer Resource: Shadow Type
• Subscribe today and get 6 issues for $40 — save 57% off the newsstand price
• Are You a Design VIP? Join today and get Print and HOW for one low price!
• The PANTONE PLUS SERIES SOLID COLOR Set offers graphic designers, pre-press professionals and printers 1,755 solid color choices — including 644 new colors added since 2010, with 84 colors added just this year — in both fan guide and chips formats. Use fan guides to select, specify and match color, and attach tear-out chips to artwork and digital files for easy and consistent color communication. Lowest prices + free U.S. shipping on all Pantone!
• SEO and content strategy aren't simply ways to boost the visibility of one article or blog post; these processes shape the credibility and success of an entire website. In this one-hour webinar, you'll learn how to think like a web writer, improve your content strategy and maximize conversion rates.
• When: October 9, 2014
• Time: 1pm - 2pm ET (1 hour)
• HOW International Design Awards recognizes excellence on a global scale - See more at: http://www.howdesign.com/design-competitions/international-design-awards/
• HOW Interactive Design Conference - Oct. 19-21 at Chicago, Nov. 17-19 at San Francisco - Register Now!
PREVIOUSLY ON THE DAILY HELLER
Is Copying the Highest Form of Flattery?
Through Me You Go To Everlasting Pain
Previously on heller goes here
CURRENTLY ON IMPRINT
• Take a Typographical Tour with James Victore
• Making the Mac: 20 Vintage Apple Ads
• Two New Cartoon Histories on 100 Old Comics Innovators
is the co-founder and the co-chair of the MFA Designer as Author program at the School of Visual Arts. He writes the Visuals column for the New York Times Book Review and the Graphic Content blog for T-Style. He is the author, coauthor, and/or editor of more than 120 books on design and popular culture, including the recent book Born Modern: The Life and Design of Alvin Lustig (Chronicle).