When Viking began publishing mystery maestro Rex Stout and his Nero Wolfe series in the early 1950s, they selected Bill English to design the jackets.
Steven Heller takes a look at the many featured covers from the Book Jacket Designers Guild's first exhibit in 1948.
Bill Pantos designed a campaign to urge Greek citizens to stay in the Eurozone, asking "nai" over "oxi."
Meet The Blue Boy, the trade character for Blue Boy Peas, c. 1935.
While thinking about liberty and freedom, I read a story in Hyperallergic about the digitized Joseph A. Labadie Collection at the University of Michigan.
Steven Heller cracks open Otl Aicher's "le monde comme projet," a literate collection of writings on Aicher's engagement with typographic modernism.
Two names worth knowing are Joseph N. Welch, a brilliant lawyer who brought down Joseph McCarthy's tyranny in the 1950s, and Stan Freberg, a brilliant satirist (and advertising creative) who brought down many of the mighty through wit and humor.
Walter Dorwin Teague was one of the white knights of the product design industry—and this 1936 lecture is one of his seminal speeches.
Armando Milani has curated nearly 200 posters by more than 100 designers from around the world for his new book, "No Words Posters."
Before Pantone became synonymous with ink, printing was the game. Steven Heller takes a look back at the company's past.