Paul Rand was an inveterate sketcher, often during lulls in the day but also when he was searching for a design solution.
Steven Heller talks with David Senior about THE ELECTRO-LIBRARY, a small show at MoMA about European Avant-Garde magazines from the 1920s.
A crazy quilt of material concerning aspects of the Chicago Tribune that have injected themselves into J.J. Sedelmaier's personal and professional life.
“Bread and Circus” referred to they way the Roman emperor would hand out cheap food and entertainment as a way to gain popularity with the common people. And yet today, it’s this same model that should replace the lingering plague of 30-second TV spots.
Panels, pundits, talking heads and trolls. No, it's not an open casting call for a new season of Game of Thrones; it's our current hypercritical media environment. And its latest victim? Logo design.
Steven Heller talks with Lincoln Cushing about Inkworks, which recently closed after almost 40 years of political press.
"Mein Kampf" has recently been rereleased as a critical document, with commentaries encircling the main text. Steven Heller speaks with the book's designer, Rudolf Paulus Gorbach.
Steven Heller shares three SVA design events on his wishlist.
"People of Print" is published in the UK with the trademark "Print Isn't Dead," and "Neshan" is the Iranian Graphic Design Magazine.
Magazine advertising, especially in the postwar '40s and early '50s, presented the lily-white world in a neat mythic package.