Evoking memory is a powerful communicative device, and many designers struggle to decide when to employ it. These historical examples illuminate why.
Dooley talks with pop culture archaeologist Warren Dotz, author of books on design artifacts such as packaging labels for firecrackers... and Elephant Love.
Walter Dorwin Teague was one of the white knights of the product design industry—and this 1936 lecture is one of his seminal speeches.
Victor Margolin offers an in-depth look at 50's and 60's jazz album covers.
Steven Brower discusses Barney Rosset's life and work—and a new Kickstarter campaign to publish Train to Pokipse by Rami Shamir.
Read Michael Dooley's exploration of the history of the beautiful, unorthodox Flair Magazine.
Welcome to a punk's worst nightmare. Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that Sex Pistols album cover art now adorns Richard Branson's Virgin MasterCards.
Part 2 in a series on color as data, from infographics to other coolly abstracted uses.
Explore award-winning poster designs from last year's Regional Design Annual and enter this year's design competition by May 29!
It was the future. Covering 1,216 acres in Flushing Meadows, New York, the 1939 New York World's Fair was erected on what was an ash-dump.