Though best known as one of the premiere dinosaur artists of the 20th century, the fascinating William Stout has done it all, from movie posters and film production to comic books and theme park design.
Norman Rockwell's pictorial interpretation of FDR's “Four Freedoms" hit home in 1943. They were later reprinted as posters, and the story of how these posters influenced and raised the American spirit is smartly analyzed in the catalog for the first comprehensive traveling exhibition devoted to Rockwell's depictions.
Getting into the design field is not always a direct path, and Canadian designer and artist Jessica Rose is a perfect example.
David King died at 73 in 2016. This 2017 catalog Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution In Visual Culture 1905-55 is a celebration of both the man and the collection he donated to the Tate in London.
Birgit Palma and Daniel Triendl's creation of signature alphabets for workshops in different cities led to an exploration of Kenyan design as applied to their Bauhaus-inspired letterforms—with some interesting results.
Steven Heller talks with Brad Holland about his distinctive brand of handlettering.
The second edition of Citizen Designer: Perspectives on Design Responsibility, edited by Veronique Vienne and Steven Heller, seems more appropriate than ever.
Did you know that poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti was also a visual artist? Here, Steven Brower shares some of the artist's work.
These four student typeface designers demonstrate that being short on experience is no obstacle to producing a killer typeface, and that a fresh take on the subject is often a very good thing indeed.
Ever since the 1950s, candy stores have been designed to communicate fantasy, escape and joy. Today’s crop of candy shops takes cues from the past yet tailor to the needs and tastes of consumers wired in to social media. Let's have a look.