Under Nazism, type was as political as everything else. Sans suggested Modernism, and Modernists were degenerates. But then there's Die Jungenschaft.
Italian graphic design comes in many shades of strange. These are the kind of eclectic artifacts that are getting harder and harder to find in the new digital purgatory.
Pantera Bionda was an Italian comics series launched in 1948, featuring Ms. Bionda ("Blonde Panther"), a jungle girl with a sisterly resemblance to Sheena of the Jungle.
Arden Riordan has released a large gallery featuring the work of her father, book design guru Roy Kuhlman.
"YES YES YES Alternative Press / 1966-1977 From Provo to Punk" is a massive volume based on a 2015 exhibition of posters.
Robert Bringhurst has written and designed an exceptional "natural history" of Hermann Zapf's most enduring design project, Palatino.
Blueprint for Counter Education by Maurice R. Stein and Larry Miller is one of the defining (but neglected) works of radical pedagogy of the Sixties era.
An upcoming exhibit sheds light on the glamour & exoticism of tourism campaigns that lured Americans to Cuba.
The Czech Republic launched an extensive initiative to reintroduce Ladislav Sutnar and his work back into his country of origin.
Steven Heller reflects on a famous Fact magazine headline, and ponders how it resonates today.