History

Getting Lost in Maps

Steven Heller talks with map guru Katharine Harmon about her cartographic passion.

How Can You Not Love Nancy (or Sluggo)?

Steven Heller talks about Ernie Bushmiller's legendary comic "Nancy" with the authors of "How to Read Nancy: The Elements of Comics in Three Easy Panels."

Weekend Heller: Design From Underground

The new publisher Standards Manual has teamed up with Brian Kelley on "NYCTA: Objects": a catalogue that presents an archive of New York’s historic subway.

The Hi-Fi Generation

Steven Heller talks with Janet Borgerson, co-author of the new book "Designed for Hi-Fi Living: The Vinyl LP In Midcentury America."

Hot Museum Comes Out of Cold Storage

The Wende Museum is opening a Cold War venue with the capacity to engage a much broader constituency and produce more cutting-edge collaborations.

The World Through Magazines

Patrick Roessler, a German design scholar, wrote "Viewing Our Life and Times: American and German Magazine Design in the 20th Century."

Ode to Old

Three vintage delights from design hoarder Steven Heller: Otto Soglow's Tydol man; a Tom Mix Little Big Book; and a Nabisco trademark boy as letter opener.