Thanks to research extraordinaire Jeff Roth, here is a collection of vintage road maps from all over the world.
Clashes over academic freedom and political correctness in the educational sphere have triggered debates—including this recent one over a poster project.
Czechoslovakia was at the forefront of the European Avant Garde typography and design movement, as these Czech book covers reveal.
Not every soldier fought with a gun and bayonet. Commercial art was one of many jobs available to draftees and enlistees during WWII.
Martin Salisbury's "The Illustrated Dust Jacket 1920–1970" (Thames & Hudson) is an incredible collection of book jackets.
... And here, Italy’s premier cultural quarterly, "Prometeo," and Stephen Alcorn, explain why.
Tiger Beat‘s Monkee Spectacular made an impression on me as a wannabe publication designer—it was the model I used for layouts in underground music mags.
After WWI, Edward Bernays, the "inventor" of PR and the father of spin, was hired by the American Tobacco Company to encourage women to start smoking.
Steven Heller takes a look at the mysterious "ABC Design: A Modular Alphabet Book" by Dana Atchley.
In 1988, I conducted a three-hour interview with Quentin Fiore, designer/author with Marshall McLuhan of "The Medium is the Massage."