There’s a lot to love about old magazine advertisements. They were not about the “creative” experience. The humor, if it existed, was soft. The illustrations were wysiwyg. But they were the first signs of graphic design (or layout) that suggested …
Toronto will be flooded with 2,000 creative professionals from across Canada and around the world will be attending the 15th annual DesignThinkers Conference on November 6 and 7, hosted by the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD). Learn more.
Explore Henrik Drescher’s newest book, China Days: A Visual Journal From China’s Wild West (Chronicle Books), which chronicles his almost two decades of discovery living with this wife, Wu Wing Yee in China.
Stanley Morison, designer and historian of printing, design of the Times New Roman typeface (1931) and other historical revivals wrote First Principles of Typography in 1929. Take a look inside this book.
The current exhibition Barbara Nessim: An Artful Life, curated by Douglas Dodds, Senior Curator, Word and Image Department, Victoria and Albert Museum, London is a essential piece of illustration history and practice. Learn more.
Art and Craft, which opens tomorrow, is a film about an enigmatic art forger who gives (he does not sell) his forgeries to museums, libraries and other institutions throughout the U.S. Hear what the directors have to say about it and the forger.