Hans Sachs founded the Verein der Plakat Freunde with Hans Meyer in 1905. Out of this poster cult evolved a passion for poster stamps. Here are a few.
If you want to pull in crowds or keep people at bay, there is nothing better than "Flashy Pennants," "Advertising Pencils" and "No Hitch-Hiker Stickers."
In celebration of the New Year, Steven Heller shares some of his favorite posts from two years' past.
What does this issue of Audience magazine, designed by Milton Glaser and Seymour Chwast, have in common with Tiger Beat's special Monkees issue?
Check out these classic button cards of the '40s and '50s, when buttons were staples of everyday fashion.
In contrast with his elaborate package, label and trademark design, O.H.W. Hadank's logos (zeichen) were more modern—simple and elegant.
Steven Heller looks back at Liberty magazine, which sought to help Americans get through the Great Depression via entertainment and engagement.
Steven Heller talks with the deputy editor of "Victory Journal"—which is unlike any other sports magazine, from its size to its distinctive point of view.
Its never too late to stay in the holiday spirit. Holiday cards keep that spirit alive. So, Shruti Swamy, program director of the Book Club of California, a 100-year-old (and counting!) San Francisco institution celebrating fine press, California literature and history, and the art of the book, told me about an exhibition on view...
A man calling himself Nick Claus was apprehended by police after witnesses called 911 shortly after midnight. Mugshot by Brad Holland.