From time to time the Daily Heller self-righteously turns to its Separated at Birth theme to look at the continual behaviors of “borrowing,” “influence,” “copying,” “indulging,” “pilfering” and “replicating.” Ideas are as free as the air but application usually confirms whether someone has committed homage or something less honorable—flattery or felony. On this point Stefan...
In 1941 The Composing Room published a Christmas gift for its customers: "The Devil's Pi" by Eli Cantor. In 1967, it was reillustrated and designed by Milton Glaser.
"Pyttans AB and CD to Learn" is a strangely delightful ABC book dedicated to the Swedish opera singer Marianne Morner, also known as Pyttan.
Dooley digs into the ways Midcentury California artists exploited and drew influence from comics like Flash Gordon with adventurous vitality.
Josh MacPhee charts the representation of the Black Power movement in book cover design.
We're super pleased to announce our crowdfunded victory in the battle to get Seymour Chwast's "At War With War" funded on Kickstarter.
Early in 2016 five names were chosen to represent the field of graphic design, and Maira Kalman was one of them. Her achievements, services and contributions to the field have been beyond exceptional, and for them, she received an AIGA Medal.
Pantera Bionda was an Italian comics series launched in 1948, featuring Ms. Bionda ("Blonde Panther"), a jungle girl with a sisterly resemblance to Sheena of the Jungle.
Steven Heller reveals the scoop on Keith Godard's mysterious 23rd Street and Broadway subway hats.
In celebration of Seymour Chwast's new book, At War With War (currently being funded on Kickstarter), check out some of our favorite illustrated quotes by Chwast.