Steven Heller previews The Return of Ladislav Sutnar — a massive project to honor Pilsen's legendary native son.
Steven Heller unearths a rare group photo of Ladislav Sutnar, Bradbury Thompson, Alvin Eisenman and Paul Rand.
This year, the Czech Republic will be celebrating all things Ladislav Sutnar.
Steven Heller takes a look at Ladislav Sutnar's Sweets Catalog design system, and Misha Beletsky's work on the brand.
Steven Heller takes a trip to the Czech Republic and pays tribute to the Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art at the University of West Bohemia.
The soon-to-be reopened Cooper Hewitt Museum chronicles Ladislav Sutnar, the Czech / American graphic designer and information design innovator, on its brand new website. It features images from the Sutnar Archive and a video where I interview Radislav Sutnar, son of the designer.
Ladislav Sutnar's book design in America is not as well known as those designed while in Czechoslovakia. Here's a choice example.
George W. Bush: Painter of Pooches If you’ve missed not having George W. Bush to kick around, heeeeee’s back. First, the opening of his presidential library. Second, news that he’s joined the likes of Winston Churchill and has become a painter. There is an impulse, of course, to be a snark about the former...
Typographic Roamin’ in Rome This Summer Now in its fifth season, The SVA Masters Workshop in Rome, is a unique way to learn about type and typography, book and lettering design, as well as architecture, art, archeology, epigraphy, and even Italian cuisine. Study with the best typographers and designers in Italy. Visit the Trajan Column...
If you happen to be in Pilsen, Czech Republic, the home town of Ladislav Sutnar, over the next two months, go visit “Cesty Nové Typografie (Paths of the New Typography): the Posters of Ladislav Sutnar” at the Ladislav Sutnar Gallery, a fitting honor. The exhibit, sponsored by the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague...