Josef Váchal was a respected Czech painter and designer with a fantastical expressionist sensitivity for emotive illustration and exotic typography.
Sometime in the 1980s this was a board meeting of the AIGA. The snapshot shows an illustrious group on a spring retreat.
Snapshots were hard to pull off and ultimately time-consuming back in the day—as the materials for this Brownie Hawkeye show.
In the pre-branding days, when the field was called "CI," or "Corporate Identity," the Winter months were Annual Report Season.
"Mother Earth," founded in 1907 and co-edited by Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman, was an anarchist American journal.
When tracing the history of groovy patterns and far-out typography unique to psychedelic design, the Doors of Perception don’t always open onto the 1960s.
One of the greatest writers in the type bible was (and is) Beatrice Warde.
This book for children featuring the poems of August Kopisch is a gem of Jugendstil.
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.