These covers for Harvard Review (a literary journal) are comprised of geometric forms which take a cue from the angular and curvilinear forms found in the typeface used for the journal's title (a modified version of House Industries' Neutraface).
Fortune Magazine isn't necessarily known to be the most graphically compelling publication. That is, unless you look back to the magazine's first 15 years, starting in 1929. Find out who penned the illustration for its original prototype—a rare piece!
A Q&A with Swedish illustrator Lotta Kühlhorn about pattern design, pattern-making and seeing the world through a patterned lens.
In the wake of the closure of ADCMW, the DC Creative Guild is seeking to fill a key void on the Washington DC design landscape.
Check out this handbook for wartime citizens, which describes and illustrates the insignias and graphics used by the various divisions of the armed forces.
In Atlanta? Going to be in Atlanta before the end of the month? We envy you. Museum of Design Atlanta’s "Paul Rand: Defining Design" runs through Jan. 30. With the exhibition closing soon, here are more images of what we’re missing—along with some insights from MODA executive director Laura Flusche.
A poster for Spike Lee’s latest movie may be a ripoff. But it’s not the first time he’s faced accusations of unlawful design “appropriation.” Eighteen years ago, Saul Bass himself was pointing the finger. First, the latest incident. It began when an ad agency hired L.A.-based freelancer Juan Luis Garcia, whose poster design...
Starbucks is at it again. Last week it filed an intellectual property rights lawsuit against the owner of a Thai street vendor and called for his arrest. This is one year after Damrong Maslae ignored the company’s cease-and-desist letter to stop using their Bangkok coffee stall’s “Starbung Coffee” logo, on the basis of trademark...
At a time before cable television and the internet, "Mad Magazine" truly ruled and paved the way for "National Lampoon" and Saturday Night Live.
Attention dedicated film buffs: have you seen Saul Bass’s other sci-fi feature, Rendezvous with Rama? How about Luis Bunuel’s supernatural Las Fotografias? Or that low-budget thriller by Alfred Hitchcock’s nephew, Oh Shit, Bees!? Of course you haven’t. They only exist in print form, as part of “Coming Soon,” an L.A. exhibition of designs for...