Look inside the "The Rural New Yorker," a weekly founded in 1841 that was published by the Rural Publishing Co.
This selling tool for American Crayon Company vividly shows how modernism transformed the ordinary graphic malaise of the 1930s, '40s and early '50s.
The New York Times was first published as the New-York Daily Times on September 18, 1851. It’s America’s oldest daily. It was quite a different paper: “We shall be Conservative,” wrote its Republican publisher, Henry Jarvis Raymond, “in all cases where we think Conservatism essential to the public good;—and we shall be Radical in...
Before the magazine published by Conde Nast, there were several other incarnations of Vanity Fair, beginning in the 1800s.
Explore two sensational newspapers, La Tribuna from Italy (1950s) and Radar from France (1960s) that take the voyeurism of pain to its logical extreme.
These Beadle's Frontier novelettes were also known as "dime novels," and were also fodder for racist exceptionalism, the kind of misconceptions that have long hindered racial and ethnic harmony in the big melting pot.
Il Borghese was a uniquely well designed (particularly the covers) revista (magazine) representing the right wing of Italian politics in the postwar period. Learn more about it and look inside.
Italian education is pretty good. Partly because the publications used by students are so appealing. Explore a few examples.
While recently picking through the surprisingly meager stacks of Italian ephemera in the flea markets, I came across a veritable history of masthead types. Take a closer look.
Massimo Vignelli believed everything could be designed better: Including newspapers. And his format in 1968 for a new weekly broadsheet, The Herald, was a revolution in type and image.