Steven Heller examines the classic bullseye—one of the most perfectly designed of all graphic forms—and the evolution of shooting targets.
A notable quote from Bill Gates, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 156 in a weekly series. For more Seymour Chwast, check out The Last Word, his illustrated column in Print magazine, available from MyDesignShop.com.
A Postcard From Lily Dale—a film focused on the painter and educator Marshall Arisman, who was influenced by his Spiritualist grandmother—will soon open.
If you were a child living in the United States during the mid- to late 1950s, mass media made it difficult, if not impossible, to avoid the paralyzing insecurity brought on by the Cold War. Explore the era through Time magazine covers.
Explore Henrik Drescher's newest book, China Days: A Visual Journal From China's Wild West (Chronicle Books), which chronicles his almost two decades of discovery living with this wife, Wu Wing Yee in China.
It is always fun to look at the early work of great artists and designers. Here is Seymour Chwast from 1961 when he worked in linocut.
The current exhibition Barbara Nessim: An Artful Life, curated by Douglas Dodds, Senior Curator, Word and Image Department, Victoria and Albert Museum, London is a essential piece of illustration history and practice. Learn more.
What design news should be on your radar? Richard McGuire's work will be exhibited at The New York Public Library and Bronwyn Elvis Chochinov makes a comic. Read on for more.
War time ("witness") artists Michael D. Fay, Victor Juhasz, and Steve Mumford, who will be presenting at an event at the Society of Illustrators, discuss their work and the differences between art and photojournalism.
These two recently released comics-based biographies of cartoonists are the firsts of their kind, and combined, they cover around 100 comics pioneers.