Boxed matches did not set Iran ablaze when in January 1978 the revolution lit the way for the end of the Pahlavi (Shah of Iran) dynasty, but the artifacts collected in a book of matchbox labels provides a curious history of what led up to the turnover of government and way of life for...
Hollywood in Havana is a must-see exhibit where the posters were produced by Cuba’s Film Institute of Cinematographic Art and Industry.
Thanks to research extraordinaire Jeff Roth, here is a collection of vintage road maps from all over the world.
Patrick Roessler, a German design scholar, wrote "Viewing Our Life and Times: American and German Magazine Design in the 20th Century."
From 1961–1973, five exhibitions were organized under the title "New Tendencies," bringing to light new approaches to art that included the computer.
Steven Heller tells the tale of an amazing Armenian Type artifact.
Edon Muhaxheri's latest project involves an amazing discovery—a unique Albanian alphabet from the country's first ABC book. Here he tells us more.
Steven Heller turns his eye to Siglio Press and the upcoming book by Vincent Sardon, "The Stampographer."
Once an editorial illustrator and now a filmmaker, Carlos Llerena Aguirre has been documenting Saynatakuna in his native Peru.
In celebration of Book Lovers Day, we're enjoying these especially beautiful sci fi book covers (both new and vintage) from around the world.