The Oxford rule sounds like article of law, but in reality it is something more mundane: a thick and thin line that sits side by side. Still, this fairly innocuous device has its origins in the earliest printings in recorded history.
Michael Dooley talks with David Mayes and Steve Child about the exhibition "Pushing the Presses" from Typecraft Lithography's Archive Library.
Jeshurun Webb asked renowned designers to pair an art-related book with a non-art related book to create a "required" reading list for designers.
Valley Vista is a new gallery exhibition at California State University, Northridge—one that reaches beyond all the shallow regional stereotypes.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art plans to build one of the country’s most vital, important graphic design collections.
Robbie Conal, infamous street graphics rabble-rouser, was recently broadsided on his home turf by a sneak-attack art exhibition titled "Poster Roast."
At the L.A. Times Festival of Books a few weeks back, graphic novelists took part in a riveting discussion, answering the following: What other cartoonists have inspired you? What’s the value of higher education for comics artists? And what’s up with the future of digital comics?
Illustrators and fine artists test their crafts on a different kind of medium—skin. These artists are working in top shops and applying their skills to tattoo artistry.
Ed Fella’s AIGA Medalist profile sums him up succinctly: He’s “one of the most influential designers of the last quarter century.” And now he’s retiring. But having been friends since I first interviewed him for Emigre back in 1993, I figure that “retire” will be more like a change of treads, appropriate for a...
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