Old print ads still have a few things to say about making advertising. So, ignore your meme-feed notifications for two seconds and give this a quick skim.
You probably knew that Albrecht Dürer was a great artist—but did you know he was a designer and inventor of the poster too?
Nathan’s Famous wants you to remember where their fame began: In 1916 with a man whose hard work made him and his wife international successes.
One of Van Gogh's sketchbook pages spurred Steven Brower to explore sequential art, comics and cartoons by famous artists.
Steven Brower is feeling a bit nostaglic.
John Roman explores what prerequisites need to be present for commercial work to be respected as "art."
When tracing the history of groovy patterns and far-out typography unique to psychedelic design, the Doors of Perception don’t always open onto the 1960s.
Nancy Sharon Collins explores the fascinating history of Monotype’s Sackers typefaces, designed in the 1970s by the stationery engraver Garrett “Gary” Sackers.
In memory of 1960s underground comix artists Skip Williamson and Jay Lynch, Michael Dooley explores some of their most distinctive work.