Visual messages are interpreted faster than textual ones at a mind-blowing rate of 60,000 times faster. Hence, infographics have quickly become a popular method for presenting detailed data. While infographics are beautiful and efficient, they hold a strong responsibility of providing accurate data. To assist designers in digging up reliable data, we listed some of...
Heller talks with Deroy Peraza, principal at Brooklyn-based design studio Hyperakt, which designed and created an interactive alternative to city guides.
From Chantry to Bierut to Eames to Sutnar to Kidd to Dwiggins, here are 25 of our favorite design books of the year.
Here are three pamphlets from the 1940s, when war wreaked havoc on American mores, and teenagers were just coming into their own as a bonafide demographic.
Steven Heller shares 10 books he released in 2015.
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.