Illustration history has long been neglected. That is, until now.
These examples of 1950s Italian design feature both geometric simplicity and optical vivacity.
Hollywood in Havana is a must-see exhibit where the posters were produced by Cuba’s Film Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry.
If you know the name Mihály Biro at all, you'll be familiar with his most internationally known image: the "Red Man" cover for the newspaper Népszava
The gents at !Productive Arts! have another amazing collection of Soviet-era magazines, including "Krasnaia Panorama" (Red Panorama).
Thanks to research extraordinaire Jeff Roth, here is a collection of vintage road maps from all over the world.
Czechoslovakia was at the forefront of the European Avant Garde typography and design movement, as these Czech book covers reveal.
Not every soldier fought with a gun and bayonet. Commercial art was one of many jobs available to draftees and enlistees during WWII.
Martin Salisbury's "The Illustrated Dust Jacket 1920–1970" (Thames & Hudson) is an incredible collection of book jackets.
Tiger Beat‘s Monkee Spectacular made an impression on me as a wannabe publication designer—it was the model I used for layouts in underground music mags.