US: The Paperback Magazine premiered in June 1969. It was edited by music critic and Village Voice contributor, Richard Goldstein. See why US deserves a place in design history.
Do you remember the days leading up to the start of school? Every culture uses pictorial cues to help keep track of the experiential flood of stuff in our lives, but I find this vintage French stock stickers among the most charming bits of organizational stuff.
Steven Heller reflects on how two important left wing politics, art and culture magazines from the late 1960s, Evergreen Review and Ramparts, altered his perceptions, changed his convictions and provided models for his personal and professional life.
These posters are from the period of Dutch advertising design between the wars, when Holland exhibited as vibrant an advertising culture as the rest of Europe -- and obviously using many of the same graphic idioms as the rest of Europe.
Explore the Phoenix Metal Cap Co.'s unique in-house magazine, Phoenix Flame. Its editor, who went by the name of HIG, was assisted by illustrator/designer Elmer Jacobs and was a delightful anomaly in the worlds of big business.
Before the myth of global warming became to real to ignore, selling anti-freeze to the public was no less challenging. Here are several ads from the 1930s for this seasonal product.
Illustrator Mark Ulriksen reveals why he's taking advantage of Kickstarter campaigns in publishing his new book.
The Century Advertising Service located on Madison Ave in New York City was one of many similar studios that prepared pre-designed adverts for business, in this case the food industry. Take a closer look at their work.
Before Saul Bass, designer/illustrators were doing "Saul Bass" for a book company known as The Mystery League. Take a closer look at these mystery book covers.
Everybody knows that Andy Warhol was a commercial illustrator. And a good one too, as these covers from 1953-54 for Interiors magazine reveal.