George Lois has branded, promoted, advertised and otherwise created the visual and typographic stories that comprise much American popular culture.
Quench your thirst for ingredient-free vintage soda labels.
Steven Heller explores the history of the varsity letter.
Designer of the Week Brad Wofford talks about the benefits of working in-house, his recent experience designing an app, 8 tips for designers today + more.
Michael Dooley offers an overview of the AIGA National Conference and talks with Amy Nicole Schwartz, winner of the Command-X competition.
In a new Kickstarter campaign, two Pentagram designers aim to reissue NASA's Graphics Standards Manual, detailing an old NASA logo design.
There’s a movement afoot for a new candidate and a contest that the logo factory 99designs is running right now to create a logo for Deez Nuts, the presidential candidate/15-year-old Iowa farm boy giving nutsy old Donald Trump a run for his money. “Little is known about Deez Nuts,” says Aimee Grove for 99designs,...
My fascination with brand design started with the soda-pop realm. I’d always loved leafing through old magazines and usually paid more attention to the advertising in them than the articles. Because my father had a collection of Life magazines beginning with the first issue in 1936 and continuing through the World War II years,...
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...
With Print’s Regional Design Annual turning 35 this year, we decided to break out the very first RDA and find out.