Do we really need another book-length history of manga? Especially so soon on the heels of John Lent’s excellent Asian Comics, published just a few years ago? Turns out, yes. Mangasia: The Definitive Guide to Asian Comics, by comics expert Paul Gravett, is a very important addition, with a great deal to recommend it.
If there was a designer “best of the best ofs” list for comics, My Favorite Thing is Monsters would easily be 2017's winner. As it is, Emil Ferris' breakthrough, groundbreaking graphic novel seems to have appeared on practically every comics-centric books-of-the-year list.
Obsessed with dots? You're in luck. From 1950s-era Harvey Comics' Little Dot to shows by avant-garde art’s latest superstar, Yayoi Kusama, the concept of dots in endless, relentless repetition is alive and prospering.
Jo Skillman has designed for both the White House &The National Women’s Conference, & she believes the best ideas come from places other than the internet.
Surrealism has always played a role in graphic design—though it started as a political philosophy with the ideas of Karl Marx and Sigmund Freud. Here are 7 artists keeping surrealism alive today.
Learn about Berlin-based Designer of the Week Lu Yu's exciting digital adventures and find out what she'll be up to next.
Designer and letterer Nick Misani developed a love for art and calligraphy at an early age, and today is all about ornament and bespoke typography.
Celebrate the bicentennial of the publication of Frankenstein with two new books exploring death & the continual resonance of Mary Shelley's story
Hollywood in Havana is a must-see exhibit where the posters were produced by Cuba’s Film Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry.
Product development has evolved beyond simple focus groups and small upgrades to existing machines. Now, when developing tech, social sciences like anthropology and psychology are brought into the equation in order to better understand what the customer needs versus what the company wants. But, just how do these different groups come together to create...