Political Design

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Weekend Heller: A Logo For Deez Nuts?

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,...

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Art Young’s Needle-Sharp Cartoons

If you've never encountered Art Young's cartoons from the early 1900s, you're missing out on one of America's most strident and witty political cartoonists.

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The Long-Lost Lois Esquire Cover

One of the few Esquire covers created by George Lois to ever be killed was this one inspired by a James Baldwin article in the November 1970 issue.

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Colors’ Changing Hues

Steven Heller talks with Cosimo Bizzarri about the legendary COLORS magazine, co-founded by Tibor Kalman.

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Pre-War European Book Jackets

In the 1930s—an era before marketing committees—European book jacket designers were free to play and experiment.

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Weekend Daily Heller: Happy 4th

While thinking about liberty and freedom, I read a story in Hyperallergic about the digitized Joseph A. Labadie Collection at the University of Michigan.