With Print’s Regional Design Annual turning 35 this year, we decided to break out the very first RDA and find out.
Beginning in the early 20th century, major studios like Gaumont, Pathé Frères, and Paramount commissioned posters to advertise their films. They occasionally hired established advertising poster artists like Achille Mauzan and Leonetto Capiello to do a poster for a silent film, but compared to the posters that advertised products or promoted concerts and dances...
As we gear up for Print’s 2015 RDA, we’re bringing you the Best of Region winners from 2014. Here's a striking design from the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Steven Heller reveals his collaboration with Viktor Koen: two series of SVA NYC posters.
J.J. Sedelmaier explores the book Ludwig Hohlwein, a collection of poster designs by the artist published in Berlin in 1926.
Ellen Shapiro explores Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires & Riots: California & Graphic Design—a book that's truly off the Richter Scale.
The sports site Bleacher Report and Creative Action Network present “Transcend: Sports Moments That Changed the World."
Steven Heller looks at the brilliant poster designs featured in Zdeněk Ziegler's monograph "For Eyes Only."
Steven Heller talks with Aidan Leigh, the illustrator mastermind behind the Print Wagon that has been traversing England since April.
I once found a set of Speedball pen nibs as a kid. I was familiar with conventional pen and ink usage, but had never seen nibs like this before. It wasn’t until taking a calligraphy course in college (with Professor Don Anderson, author of “The Art Of Written Forms”) that I ran across them...