Design Criticism


Myths America

Magazine advertising, especially in the postwar '40s and early '50s, presented the lily-white world in a neat mythic package.


A Mark for Freedom

A competition to provide the anti-Putin Open Russia movement with a new logo has been announced.


Tall Tale for Small Car

Dominik Imseng, author of “Ugly Is Only Skin-Deep,” discusses DDB's legendary Volkswagen ads.


The Legacy of Type Design History

While rummaging through his old, forgotten type history files, Steven Heller came across a cache of American Printing History Association newsletters.


The Ugly Face of War

On Nov. 19, Steve Hindy will sit down with author David Shields and Milton Glaser to discuss Shields' new book, "War is Beautiful."