Under Nazism, type was as political as everything else. Sans suggested Modernism, and Modernists were degenerates. But then there's Die Jungenschaft.
The City College of New York presented its Presidential Award to wunder-elder, art director and "big idea" ad man George Lois. Read his acceptance speech here.
Pencil and pen consumption is booming with the trend of adult coloring books. But Steven Heller longs for the pencil packaging of yesteryear.
Steven Heller discovers the Errata Editions "Books on Books" series, and grabs a copy of Alexey Brodovitch's "Ballet."
We're super pleased to announce our crowdfunded victory in the battle to get Seymour Chwast's "At War With War" funded on Kickstarter.
During Mussolini's regime, most anything designed was created with the Fascist emblem, uniform or representation of either or both.
Steven Heller ponders Facebook's censorship policies.
Ardengo Soffici's work is among the rare finds of early Modernism that are not as well known in Italy as they might be.
"Triumphs and Laments" by William Kentridge is a large-scale 500-meter-long frieze along Rome's urban waterfront.
Steven Heller reflects on the history of stumbling stones dedicated to Holocaust victims from Italy.