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.
The 1988 spiral bound French Paper Speckletone sample book, featuring the work that put Duffy and company on the map, expresses the trajectory of Duffy and Charles Spencer Anderson's distinct careers. Take a look inside it.
Heller recalls his first newspaper gig at an underground left-ist publication - and getting published at age 17.
Take a look at a book "designed" by Dick Higgins, a poet of the Fluxus conceptual art movement -- and some experimental typography.
This isn't about David Bowie's 1971 song "Changes" but rather the magazine Changes, a rock tabloid that premiered in June 1969 and was art directed by J.C. Suares.
The Catholic Truth Society of Ireland was founded in 1899, its mission to expunge the "scourge of foreign influence, in the form of British and American books, films, magazines and newspapers," wrote Naill McCormack, editor of Vintage Values: Classic Pamphlet Cover Design From Twentieth-Century Ireland and author of Vintage Irish Book Covers blog. I...
Tony Wons was a popular personality during the depression receiving 2,000 fan letters a week. Tony Wons Scrapbook is a conversational show and he is like an old friend who stops by for a chat.
The Rainbow Box was a series of four books written by Joseph Pintauro (b.1930) and illustrated and designed by Norman Laliberté (b.1925). They were published as a boxed set (Harper & Row,1970).