Today is the 60 year anniversary of Sputnik 1's launch into orbit & the beginning of the Space Race. Celebrate with vintage designs from Soviet Russia.
Did McSweeney's, the once-humble project of designer and writer Dave Eggers, transform the aesthetic preferences of an entire generation?
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.