When there were real jobs in this country, this is what this country made: real cans, as depicted in these vintage promos.
The initial capital letters in the publication "Typographic" are in the traditional illuminated genre.
Despite the prevalent use of sans serif typography, grids and asymmetrical layouts, Swiss design nonetheless offered a sublime complexity.
Ladislav Sutnar and Thelma Hall were partners in the design firm Sutnar + Hall.
Marguerita Mergentime (1894–1941) made her mark in the 1930s with table linens in bold colors and innovative patterns.
Men have never been as commodified as women, but men have nonetheless been a big consumer market, as these vintage men's fashions ads show.
Here are but a few of thousands of amazing illustrated Life magazine covers of yesteryear.
This quirky "Little Joke Book" is typical of the lighthearted private press work of the Peter Pauper Press.
Tom Geismar (of Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv) produced this delightful typographic tale as a small booklet in 1956 when he was just 23.
Nancy Sharon Collins explores the fascinating history of Monotype’s Sackers typefaces, designed in the 1970s by the stationery engraver Garrett “Gary” Sackers.