Information Design

Information design has undergone an explosion in recent years, with infographics becoming increasingly widespread and accessible. Everyone seems to be creating their own DIY infographics and information dashboards are increasingly popular. Imprint examines how data visualizations present complex information in an easily digestible way—through interactive data visualizations and other means of data viz graphics.

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Weekend Daily Heller: Happy 4th

While thinking about liberty and freedom, I read a story in Hyperallergic about the digitized Joseph A. Labadie Collection at the University of Michigan.

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The Art of Per Inquiry Ads

Well, "art" may not be an accurate word, but there has always been a craft to "per inquiry," or coupon, adverts.

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Hey Comrade, Got a Match?

Steven Heller talks with !Productive Arts! about their rare collection of Soviet-era cigarette packages.

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Who Put the Play in Display

Gardner Displays of Pittsburgh published this snazzy catalog in postwar America to show what they were able to do—hypnotize through design.

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Stomach Problems?

it was the package more than the Psyllium husk that attracted Steven Heller to Sat-Isabgol, an Indian stomach remedy

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Stamps of Approval

There's so much graphic design history on these seven envelopes, they're giving Steven Heller goosebumps.