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...
Waterhouse Cifuentes Design has released signed and unsigned posters of the New York City Subway Diagram, which they made with Massimo Vignelli for the MTA.
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.
Steven Heller offers a look back at a French infographic from the 1930s.
Almost 90 years after they were produced, these pre-World War II infographics on the 1 percent in France are still relevant today.
Steven Heller researches ebola awareness posters around the globe.
Designing New York City’s wayfinding "infostructure" demands a delicate balance of user needs - while maintaining the integrity of public space.
Steven Heller examines the classic bullseye—one of the most perfectly designed of all graphic forms—and the evolution of shooting targets.
Hear from Pentagram's Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth about their reissue the 1967 loose-leaf NYC Subway System Standards Manual created by Massimo Vignelli and Bob Noorda.
Do you remember the days leading up to the start of school? Every culture uses pictorial cues to help keep track of the experiential flood of stuff in our lives, but I find this vintage French stock stickers among the most charming bits of organizational stuff.