Josef Váchal was a respected Czech painter and designer with a fantastical expressionist sensitivity for emotive illustration and exotic typography.
Snapshots were hard to pull off and ultimately time-consuming back in the day—as the materials for this Brownie Hawkeye show.
"Mother Earth," founded in 1907 and co-edited by Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman, was an anarchist American journal.
Jhumpa Lahiri's reflection on book jackets, "The Clothing of Books," is a gem.
This book for children featuring the poems of August Kopisch is a gem of Jugendstil.
Steven Heller talks with Sean Tejaratchi about his new surreal satiric book, "Liartown."
Here are but a few of thousands of amazing illustrated Life magazine covers of yesteryear.
This quirky "Little Joke Book" is typical of the lighthearted private press work of the Peter Pauper Press.
Back in the do-a-lot-with-a-little days of product promotion and branding, Phillips-Van Heusen produced this lovely little "A Short Shirt Tale."
Thanks to my monthly subscription to Stack, the independent magazine delivery service, I recently was introduced to the journal "Weapons of Reason."