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.
In the wake of Hillary Clinton's recent logo modifications, last night Conan O'Brien unveiled more that are currently in the works.
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."
J.J. Sedelmaier explores the book Ludwig Hohlwein, a collection of poster designs by the artist published in Berlin in 1926.
Candidates are making their announcements and will soon seek to win the hearts and minds of Americans with their words, actions … and campaign logos.
J.J. Sedelmaier looks at "50 Years Of Schwinn Built Bicycles," an illustrated tome published in 1945.
Steven Heller takes a look at the coats of arms of secret societies around the world, circa 1900.
In Europe, hardline racist ideologies are making inroads. This resurgence is accompanied by symbols that are eerily like the Nazi iconography of hate.