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.
Those of you reading may not know that 18 years ago, at the height of the design writing wave, Allworth Press and the AIGA published "Design Culture."
A vintage wrapper lover could overdose on candy wrappers produced in France during the Deco era.
Peter Kuper's new book, "RUINS," is a visual experience that follows a couple through Mexico on the path of a monarch butterfly.
Did you know that those slivers of fur on men’s upper lips, those fuzzy-wuzzies called mustaches, actually have names? Like pets. I recently came across this Voila display of the little demons and was interested to learn that Hitler’s sliver of a stash was somewhere between the Mouche and Chaplin. Then there is the...
Some of the most well-crafted watercolors I've seen are the water closets for plumbing catalogs, like this one for The United States Sanitary Mfg Co.
Steven Heller examines George Steere's 1905 price list of sign letters.
It's that time of year again when I look for a few great students to join the next class of MFA Design / Designer as Author + Entrepreneur.
Dust jackets from the 1930s and '40s that survived are indeed now worn and tattered. But they are also fascinating indicators of graphic style and form.