Steven Heller opens a vintage copy of "Practical Drawing," which provided students the opportunity to learn the language of art as a tool of communication.
In 1960 The National Association for Mental Health produced the first edition of "How to Recognize and Handle Abnormal People," a manual for police.
Steven Heller explores the progression and current state of the "graphic designer" designation.
Steven Heller talks with Sunni Brown about the power of doodling — and how drawing is the key to the thinking mind.
While thinking about liberty and freedom, I read a story in Hyperallergic about the digitized Joseph A. Labadie Collection at the University of Michigan.
Well, "art" may not be an accurate word, but there has always been a craft to "per inquiry," or coupon, adverts.
A recent visit to Chicago reminded me of how enamored I am of its rapid transit. It’s so much a part of what makes Chicago unique and exciting to me. Chicago is one of those cities with a “sound” to it—San Francisco being another—and the elevated “L” system is the reason why. Much of...
If you like letterheads, these eclectic and modern examples will make you want to design one today.
Steven Heller & Co. are on a quest to bring back one of the design world's lost treasures: Ladislav Sutnar's "Visual Design in Action."
Join me and the SVA MFA Design: Designer as Author + Entrepreneur Class of 2016 at their first exhibition: "Shelf Life," curated by Kevin O'Callaghan.