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."
Steven Heller talks with Lincoln Cushing about Inkworks, which recently closed after almost 40 years of political press.
Poul Lange is a designer and photographic illustrator who has been making collages for some time. His latest involve a series of vintage photos combined with flowers.
Steven Heller takes a look at Tomáš Vlček's "Ladislav Sutnar: Venus."
Steven Heller talks with Paul Barnes and Christian Schwartz, creators of a new dot-face display family called Tanja.
"Mein Kampf" has recently been rereleased as a critical document, with commentaries encircling the main text. Steven Heller speaks with the book's designer, Rudolf Paulus Gorbach.