Enjoy these very short stories about the epoch of progress known as the Streamline age.
Check out these lithos that may be among Lucian Bernhard's earliest professional work, before he learned the sublime art of reduction.
This fine specimen, "A Run For Your Money: How to get the most out of your automobile—in 250 pictures and easy-to-read text" is a tour de force of comic eloquence.
Here are some printers' advertisements from the early years of World War I. The output was extraordinary, and all the major artists/designers were conscripted, like Louis Oppenheimer.
This bodybuilding booklet is a wonderful example of pulp typography, ham-fisted airbrushing and untutored layout. All together a beautiful cacophony.
Marshall Arisman's "Drawing With a Comb" is one of many Rubin Museum of Art short films on their workshops. Watch it here.
Ken Tanabe is a graphic designer who creates Halloween costumes according to "design rules."
Steven Heller reflects on Mildred Friedman's 1989 "Graphic Design in America: A Visual Language History"—the first major graphic design exhibition in the US.
The Grolier Club in New York City will present an overview of the remarkable achievements of one of America’s foremost book illustrators, Lynd Ward.
Can you imagine a world without cardboard?