When there were real jobs in this country, this is what this country made: real cans, as depicted in these vintage promos.
The initial capital letters in the publication "Typographic" are in the traditional illuminated genre.
"Dan Friedman: Radical Modernist" is a new exhibition at the Chicago Design Museum from April 28–Aug. 12.
The first AIGA Steven Heller Prize for Cultural Commentary was presented to Anne Quito.
Steven Heller talks with Sean Tejaratchi about his new surreal satiric book, "Liartown."
Despite the prevalent use of sans serif typography, grids and asymmetrical layouts, Swiss design nonetheless offered a sublime complexity.
Ladislav Sutnar and Thelma Hall were partners in the design firm Sutnar + Hall.
Marguerita Mergentime (1894–1941) made her mark in the 1930s with table linens in bold colors and innovative patterns.
Men have never been as commodified as women, but men have nonetheless been a big consumer market, as these vintage men's fashions ads show.
From June 5–16, the Department of Design Research, Writing and Criticism at the School of Visual Arts will host its annual two-week intensive dedicated to design writing.