The WPA Poster project paid thousands of designers to create posters from 1935-1942. Here is a selection of 92 works, and the story behind the initiative.
With Print’s Regional Design Annual turning 35 this year, we decided to break out the very first RDA and find out.
Ten designers explain why they entered the Regional Design Annual last year — and how it has benefitted their careers.
Delve into the words and work of Pentagram's DJ Stout, Southwest region judge in this year's RDA.
Steven Heller looks at the BMA's latest Big Table Gallery installation, which runs through 2015.
Print's Regional Design Awards is your chance to expose your work to not only potential clients, but the design world at large. See what designer Dan Blackman (work shown above) has to say as well as buzz-worthy design firm Fuzzco. SPECIAL NOTE: RDA DEADLINE FEB. 3.
I’m a big fan of architectural historic preservation and restoration, and have involved myself and my studio in the saving of three structures that faced imminent destruction. These include railway stations in Skokie, Il, and Scarsdale, NY, as well as our studio’s White Plains, NY, home in the 1926 Bar Building. It’s truly as...
As many people do, I’ve often found it necessary to have things framed for display at home and in our studio—a relatively simple process that had always had a satisfying result. One “gallery” I used to take my stuff to also specialized in selling vintage prints of all kinds that they would beautifully frame...
Charles Coiner's most impressive contributions are those in the realm of art directing fine artists. Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Jean Carlu, Georges Roualt, Miguel Covarrubias, Edward Steichen, A.M. Cassandre and Georgia O'Keefe all contributed to ads for companies like Dole Pineapple, DeBeers, Boeing, and Container Corporation, thanks to Coiner.
I can't say I think of Planters' Mr. Peanut as a source of historical data, but this colorful little "Paint Book" from 1935 would seem to indicate otherwise.