Poster Design

The Vintage Speedball Textbook

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...

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Weekend Heller: Charlie Hebdo

With the ongoing events of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, Steven Heller gives a look at Cedomir Kostovic's Freedom of Speech poster.

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Warning and Mourning

Steven Heller looks back at FHK Henrion's international poster competition "Auschwitz Warns and Remembers."

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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.

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Weekend Heller: Must-See Posters

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.

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Olé, Olé, Olé

Here is a Modernista style of Spanish graphic design that I call matador style.