William M. Patton's Paper and Press Illustrated Monthly provided its audience of printers, binders and affiliated commercial artists a vivid view of the fashionable styles of the day through its editorial and advertising pages.
Detective—the largest and oldest crime magazine in Poland—has been describing real crime stories for readers for 30 years.
Steven Heller pays tribute to both the printed PRINT magazine and the decades it contributed so much to so many.
These examples of 1950s Italian design feature both geometric simplicity and optical vivacity.
BANG! says it is "the must unpredictable magazine in the world." It is also a beautifully and tastefully conceived publication.
Without a clue as to what typography entailed, Steven Heller was drawn to how Lubalin used letters & typefaces to create patterns that read as words & headlines.
The gents at !Productive Arts! have another amazing collection of Soviet-era magazines, including "Krasnaia Panorama" (Red Panorama).
Not every soldier fought with a gun and bayonet. Commercial art was one of many jobs available to draftees and enlistees during WWII.
Martin Salisbury's "The Illustrated Dust Jacket 1920–1970" (Thames & Hudson) is an incredible collection of book jackets.
Tiger Beat‘s Monkee Spectacular made an impression on me as a wannabe publication designer—it was the model I used for layouts in underground music mags.