Gaze upon Rex Whistler's amusing, disturbing and "grotesque" "Reversible Faces," a series of upside-down and right-side-up portraits.
Once an editorial illustrator and now a filmmaker, Carlos Llerena Aguirre has been documenting Saynatakuna in his native Peru.
Explore this vintage coloring book for Dutch Boy White Lead paint, which was all the rage before we learned that lead causes lead poisoning.
Steven Heller opens up a vintage guidebook for new Cub Scout Den Mothers.
The definition of typography has historically and continuously changed. Perhaps it's time for tattoo artists to be considered typographers.
Today we all use cell phones to do exactly what our grand- and great grandparents did back in the day with sketchbooks.
The anti-Fascist magazine "Ken" was founded in March 1938 by publisher David A. Smart and editor Arnold Gingrich, the original creators of "Esquire."
Nancy Sharon Collins shares some of her research into the history of monograms and ciphers, from hand-drawn collectors items to contemporary creations.
The latest Kat Ran Press dive into philately includes a short essay by the woodcut artist Antonio Frasconi that appeared in "Art in America" in 1941.
Starting with the basic elements of air, earth, fire and water, Alchemical symbols were used to indicate elements and compounds until the 18th century.