Deciding which books will fuel your artistic fire is tough. And creating a must-read list for the Designers & Books website is no easy feat either. Read this Observer column to find out how Rick Poynor went about creating his.
AIGA celebrates its centennial year with an exquisite exhibition at Museum of Design Atlanta culled from the organization’s archives. Find out more about this historic assemblage.
From the curmudgeonly to the inspiring, here’s a set of 89 quotes about design, advertising, creativity, and all ground in between.
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.
Milton Glaser brings back his style and some street artists leave their typographic mark.
Milton Glaser was enticed to return to a style that helped put him on the map in the '60s for the campaign promoting the new season of "Mad Men." Take a deeper look at Glaser's iconic work.
As part of the Festival of Tolerance in Sarajevo, Mirko Ilic organized the opening of the "Antimasonic Posters from 1941-42" Show in Sarajevo at the Galerija 11/07/95 from Oct 24 until November 4th. Anti-semitic caricatures haven't lost their potency. These hate posters were created to announce the Nazi anti-masonic show in Belgrade in 1941.
I never cared for the Camp sensibility. Sit through a “so bad it’s good” flick? Please! I barely have time for good-good movies. My notes on a Sontag lecture I endured: “So dry and detached it’s deadening.” And anyway, Camp is so 49 years ago. But I love “The Camp Followers’ Guide.” This cheap...
Ignoring the 90 Percent Milton Glaser responded to the cowardice of the United States Senate to pass the minimum gun legislation with a poster. While posters won’t end gun violence, at least the 90 percent who advocate for some kind of legislation can see who voted against it. + + + + Turning On...
Last year, I got to visit one of my old haunts, the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California, for the first time in over a dozen years. Since the permanent collection has changed little over the years, it was good to see old friends. Standing before one, I found a familiar visage that I...