Like so many other insignificant consumer items, bobby pins were sold to the public with a modicum of contemporary style and illustrative panache.
Here are two rich resources for Eastern European Communist era graphic design.
Steven Heller examines early attempts at Iron Curtain Czech advertising through the national design magazine Reklama.
A notable quote from J.K. Rowling, illustrated by Seymour Chwast—number 157 in a weekly series. For more Seymour Chwast, check out The Last Word, his illustrated column in Print magazine, available from MyDesignShop.com.
These five handlettering artists are forging new ground in the lettering category using a variety of materials and techniques to achieve stunning results.
Steven Heller gives a peek into his correspondence with the great Italian caricaturist Paolo Garretto.
To aid the world health organizations in their fight against ebola, Otto Steininger started Art Against Ebola and paired up with 20 artists.
Almost 90 years after they were produced, these pre-World War II infographics on the 1 percent in France are still relevant today.
Looking for creative resources to improve the success of your freelance illustration business? In her Interactive Business Development Bootcamp, Ilise Benun teaches you how to position your creative services to attract the right interactive clients. Illustration is one of the most versatile forms of design and graphic design work, allowing visual artists and creatives...
Steven Heller examines the classic bullseye—one of the most perfectly designed of all graphic forms—and the evolution of shooting targets.