In honor of this year’s Banned Books Week's focus on banned comics and graphic novels, cartoonist Keith Knight talks about getting the newspaper boot.
During World War II every American city and town needed to have a strong civil defense authority. Take a look inside a cautionary guide to civilian defense that mixes wit, humor, and comic drawings.
Cheryl Heller on how the rising class of altruistic entrepreneurs are helping to redefine business as usual for designers.
Graphic designer Frida Larios has created a new Maya writing system intended to honor Maya language and bring it into contemporary life and culture.
Babies are an often used symbol for "new," as in the New Year's Baby. But they're also objectified for many other visual needs, such as "victim." Here are two babies from ads in the same 1938 magazine.
Robbie Conal, infamous street graphics rabble-rouser, was recently broadsided on his home turf by a sneak-attack art exhibition titled "Poster Roast."
Take a look at SVA's Summer residency program, a new film about Ralph Steadman and some Heller and Fili books for sale.
As Carol A. Wells sees it, “The best posters are powerful and influential. The worst are quickly forgotten.” Wells is an art historian and curator who also oversees the largest collection of socially engaged post-WWII graphics in the U.S. And she’s one of seven design experts who curated Serigrafía, a survey of posters that...
In 2012, Hurricane Sandy fell upon the South Street Seaport neighborhood in lower Manhattan, bringing with it a destructive 7-foot wall of water. The community at large was battered. Now, AIGA/NY is launching a new design installation this weekend to help rebuild in its own way: “Catch — & — Release."
Teaching right from wrong is one lesson of good citizenship. Learning to trust the police is job one for public relations. I recall this booklet from when I was a kid. The officer on the beat, Officer Joe, would visit our public school, all smiles yet stern when he had to be. We'd learn...