If you were insured for anything during the early 1900s, you'd get a special bonus: flamboyant typography. Steven Heller looks at the golden age of insurance policy design.
If you were studying graphic design in the U.S. Armed Forces in 1939, this is what the War Department would suggest you include in your portfolio.
Steven Heller talks with Peter Bilak about Fontstand, an application that gives users affordable access to thousands of high-quality fonts from some of the world’s most renowned foundries.
Ever wonder who designs everyday "stuff"? The stuff that is virtually invisible in plain sight? Steven Heller investigates, starting with Cosmos Combs.
The second annual Type As Language SVA Summer Residency chaired by Angela Riechers has just launched its website.
The definitive archive of Seymour Chwast — legendary illustrator and co-founder of Push Pin Studios — is now online.
It was the future. Covering 1,216 acres in Flushing Meadows, New York, the 1939 New York World's Fair was erected on what was an ash-dump.
Steven Heller looks at a new Kickstarter seeking to publish Herman Zapf's brilliant sketchbooks.
Steven Heller talks with Elizabeth Guffey, author of Posters: A Global History (Reaktion Books, 2015).
The SVA Department of Design Research, Writing & Criticism recently opened "Exploding Footnotes: Design Research in Action."