One of the few Esquire covers created by George Lois to ever be killed was this one inspired by a James Baldwin article in the November 1970 issue.
Nick Sousanis drew his Columbia University dissertation entirely in comic form. "Unflattening" argues for visual thinking in teaching and learning.
Heroic illustration is the art of gesture. Here are some examples, from General George to Calvin Klein.
In 1993, Woody Allen turned the clock in New York back to the 1920s for "Bullets Over Broadway."
Mirko Ilic has collected and Steven Heller has written about William Shakespeare's promotional posters since the mid-nineteenth century to the present.
On the way to achieving first-class citizenship, women became first-class tobacco consumers. Steven Heller examines vintage cigarette ads.
Steven Heller talks with Cosimo Bizzarri about the legendary COLORS magazine, co-founded by Tibor Kalman.
A few weeks ago, I was privileged to see a hilarious duo perform The Gideon and Hubcap Show in the living room of a stranger's apartment in the theater district of Manhattan.
In the 1930s—an era before marketing committees—European book jacket designers were free to play and experiment.
Stumbling across this advertisement for Onyx Hosiery was a kick. Seeing how randy the sock selection was in 1909 would be entirely stylish today.