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.
The covers of Favoriten (Favorite) journal were so different as to suggest they were completely different magazines, or at least very different art directors.
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.
Here, Steven Heller takes a different approach to thinking about ISIS by looking at how they use "cunning propaganda and skillful branding."
Those vintage, so-called "vernacular" packaged food boxes, cans and labels from the '40s and '50s - when supermarkets were on the rise - were, in fact, designed by designers in design departments. Take a closer look at these package designs.
Monoprix, the Woolworth of France (though its French, so much better) has some of the finest house-brand packaging I've seen.
Hear from Il-Ho Jung and Lukas Weber about their "World Caps" that bring the excitement of the World Cup into everyday fashion for Germany.
Paul Rand created a few publications for IBM concerning the "use and abuse" of the logo and its many working parts. Take a look inside these documents.
Graphic designers need to understand the ins and outs of intellectual property rights, copyright laws and design patents. Intellectual property rights and fair use policies not only help you understand what materials you can use and where, but they also protect your work from infringement by others. Learn all about these legal intricacies in...