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.


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.


Stomach Problems?

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


Stamps of Approval

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

The Vintage Speedball Textbook

I once found a set of Speedball pen nibs as a kid. I was familiar with conventional pen and ink usage, but had never seen nibs like this before. It wasn’t until taking a calligraphy course in college (with Professor Don Anderson, author of “The Art Of Written Forms”) that I ran across them...


Body Language

The creators of War Ink found a form through which they could honor the sacrifices of veterans, and create a bridge between veterans and civilians: tattoos.


That Pesky 1 Percent

Almost 90 years after they were produced, these pre-World War II infographics on the 1 percent in France are still relevant today.