Political Design


Little Red Books Take Manhattan

Thanks to collector Justin G. Schiller, many editions of The Quotations of Mao Zedong are now on display in NYC. Read his thoughts on The Little Red Book.


The Right Is Always Wrong

In Europe, hardline racist ideologies are making inroads. This resurgence is accompanied by symbols that are eerily like the Nazi iconography of hate.


A Button Said It All

Steven Heller shares a Congress of Racial Equality protest button he has kept since the 1960s.


Art, Guns and Power

Steven Heller talks with Henry Brimmer about his 2014 ArtPrize entry—a commentary on our post-9/11 lives and the freedoms that now hang in the balance.


ISIS Translated

While everyone is jittery about ISIS, designer Meital Gueta decided to transform its trademark ISIS (Daesh) flag into a Jewish New Year (Rosh Ha'shana) greeting card.