Political Design


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.


Colors’ Changing Hues

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


Pre-War European Book Jackets

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


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.


Arthur Szyk, Laureate

Irvin Ungar discusses Arthur Szyk, a legendary cartoonist and caricaturist who will finally be getting the spotlight he deserves.