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Image of the Day, 10/30/13: Promo photography book

A detail from a promotional book for a husband and wife photography team. The interior represents their portfolio well and contains nice touches like foil stamping on the pull cards (as highlighted in this photo). More images from the project …

Selling Design in 1942

Chicago was (and still is) a hot graphic design town. Back in 1942—and for many years before and after—27 designers, typographers, and illustrators were gathered together in a spiral-bound book to sell their wares. The platforms may have changed somewhat …

Who Did That?

“Anon”, short for anonymous, is as common in art history as “Smith” is in American telephone directories. Yet for a specific work to have its maker buried in an unmarked grave in history’s Potters Field is a sad epitaph indeed. …