Without a clue as to what typography entailed, Steven Heller was drawn to how Lubalin used letters & typefaces to create patterns that read as words & headlines.
PRINT remembers iconic design and typography great Alan Peckolick, who died last week at age 76.
Here, for your reading and visual pleasure, we present PRINT's annual list of design books released over the past year.
Steven Heller reflects on a famous Fact magazine headline, and ponders how it resonates today.
Herb Lubalin did not invent the idea of using a type case as a framing device for typographic illustration, but he did do it long before most others.
Print explores the 1964 typography-focused issue art-directed by Aaron Burns, revealing pieces by Paul Rand, Herb Lubalin, Jan Tschichold and more.
Print continues its quest to document vintage printer and graphic design ads through the decades. Here, we feature the trippy and gorgeous ads of the 70s.
“How do you symbolize spasm?” asked David J. Herzbrun in the January – February 1958 issue of Print magazine. “A knotted rope? A clenched fist? A duodenum in a vise?” Then he noted, “It had all been done before.” So began a fascinating photo-essay that traced the development of one of Herb Lubalin’s most...
Herb Lubalin was not only a boss, but was a mentor and father-figure to Ellen Shapiro. She, along with Ilene Strizver and Jason Calfo, talk about working with the legendary Herb Lubalin at U&lc.
Everyone will approach the fifth edition of Meggs’ History of Graphic Design through their own personal filters. Steve Heller’s already done his overview of the print and digital versions. Paul Shaw may pick up his Blue Pencil to correct factual and editorial errors. Marxist and feminist critics might deal with the two Martha Stewart...