During the Nazi era in Germany, countless documents and reference works of all kinds—no matter how seemingly insignificant—were published for the populace.
Enrico Prampolini was an Italian Futurist painter, sculptor and stage designer—who regrettably had ties to Mussolini-era fascism.
As a history nerd, I simply cannot resist going down the rabbit hole of the history behind great design. I found myself studying advertising design in HOW U’s online course, which discusses the history of advertising during the World War I era—which in turn piqued my interest. I decided to dig further into this era of advertising. One...
Enjoy an array of vintage Russian sci-fi book covers.
This is a memorial about Paul Rand by his good friend and colleague, the late Morris Wyszogrod.
The Mr. ZIP illustration appeared in many PSAs urging postal customers to use the five-digit ZIP Code that was initiated on July 1, 1963.
In the '60s, Charmers greeting cards (drawn in the Nebbish style) lightly insulted the receiver while showing off the passive aggressive wit of the sender.
Explore the covers and illustrations of the master of horror comics, Bernie Wrightson, who recently retired, leaving a legacy of visceral and iconic work.
This issue of "Die Form," the monthly magazine of the German Werkbund, was devoted to the 1930 Section Allemande.
Ellen Shapiro takes us on a tour of the graphic arts and more in the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture.