Michael Mathias Prechtl was one of the most original illustrators to publish regularly on The New York Times Op-Ed Page during the late 1960s and '70s.
During the Great Depression, "Solidarity" used the bully pulpit to warn against the ills that might cause sickness and death.
Steven Heller takes a look at glass slides used on camera as promos for CBS series from the golden age of the network, from the likes of Georg Olden and others.
Saluting the work of Good Samaritans over the past 100 years, “Help is on the Way!” is a satirical “museum” of vehicles designed to help others.
In 1941, as the world was unraveling with war on every continent, the Fifth Avenue Playhouse presented the first New York Surrealist and Fantastic Film Festival.
Here are a few pieces of penmanship from the turn of the century that were held up as textbook examples of how to write decoratively and add shadow, too.
As Steven Heller shows via these artifacts, immigration fear-mongering has a long history in the United States.
Teenage magazine publisher Steven Heller recalls creating "Borrowed Time" with Brad Holland.
Steven Heller analyzes the notion of "FREE" in vintage advertisements.
It's not every day that an important American designer gets his first biography. This is why I'm excitedly on the lookout for "John Vassos: Industrial Design for Modern Life."