Designers are citizens who can take active roles in this Democracy. Not everyone will agree with Bonnie Siegler, but her pro-active stance is a model for us all, whatever our causes.
Steven Heller reflects on how two important left wing politics, art and culture magazines from the late 1960s, Evergreen Review and Ramparts, altered his perceptions, changed his convictions and provided models for his personal and professional life.
See the Gaza War through the eyes of Israeli illustrators and art directors for a different perspective.
Patriotism and revolution went hand in hand in during the late '60s and early '70s when the "new left" was challenging the authority of government. Even before the so-called Tea Party adopted the American Revolution's finest slogan and flag (designed by Benjamin Franklin), members of the Students For A Democratic Society (SDS) appropriated the...
Learn more about Maece Seirafi and Pouya Jahanshahi's exhibition, Local Not Local, that includes local and Middle East client work and focuses on Arabic and Iranian typography.
Take a closer look at the uniform of the Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany, the last Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Prussia and the German Empire.
Steven Heller interviews Ryan Mungia about his first venture into print publishing, "Protect Yourself: Veneral Disease Posters of World War II," which sheds light in the shadows of wartime behavior.
I like to say I worked for the "underground press" during the late 1960s. But despite the primitive working conditions and equipment, there was little in common with the men and women who risked their lives producing contraband underground papers during Nazi occupation of Europe.
“War and Propaganda 14/18”, a new exhibition, provides insight into the broad spectrum of mass manipulation in everything from posters to children's toys carried out during the period in question.
These Beadle's Frontier novelettes were also known as "dime novels," and were also fodder for racist exceptionalism, the kind of misconceptions that have long hindered racial and ethnic harmony in the big melting pot.