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...
Waterhouse Cifuentes Design has released signed and unsigned posters of the New York City Subway Diagram, which they made with Massimo Vignelli for the MTA.
With the ongoing events of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, Steven Heller gives a look at Cedomir Kostovic's Freedom of Speech poster.
Steven Heller looks back at FHK Henrion's international poster competition "Auschwitz Warns and Remembers."
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.
These Zionist posters are a mixed bag from the late '30s through the '50s, ranging from ads for consumables to political campaigns and even a boxing match.
Peter Bankov makes one poster every day. Bankov's posters are the focus of a must-see exhibition opening Dec. 2 at the Type Directors Club NYC.
Cuban artist Edel Rodríguez brings elements of his childhood environment and experiences to his work, which powerfully explores themes of politics, inequality, immigration, and social justice.
Michael Dooley discusses the work of Dorothy and Otis Shepard, two pioneers of American Modernist design.
Here is a Modernista style of Spanish graphic design that I call matador style.