On the way to achieving first-class citizenship, women became first-class tobacco consumers. Steven Heller examines vintage cigarette ads.
Dooley talks with pop culture archaeologist Warren Dotz, author of books on design artifacts such as packaging labels for firecrackers... and Elephant Love.
Victor Margolin offers an in-depth look at 50's and 60's jazz album covers.
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,...
Ever wonder who designs everyday "stuff"? The stuff that is virtually invisible in plain sight? Steven Heller investigates, starting with Cosmos Combs.
In 1975, the tobacco company of Yerevan, Armenia, ran a contest asking for a redesign of its cigarette packaging. Discover who won—and what happened next.
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."
Steven Heller talks with !Productive Arts! about their rare collection of Soviet-era cigarette packages.
As we gear up for Print’s 2015 Regional Design Annual, we’re bringing you the Best of Region winners from 2014. Here's Archrival's Cut Spike Packaging.
it was the package more than the Psyllium husk that attracted Steven Heller to Sat-Isabgol, an Indian stomach remedy