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.
Graphique de la Rue by Louise Fili has arrived!
The following sampling from a series of 63 portraits of Push Pin Studios' "Luminaries" is a project by Stephen Alcorn, son of Push Pin member John Alcorn.
Rudolf Koch, the German calligrapher and type meister, designed about 30 typefaces, the best-known being the expressionist Neuland and modern Kabel.
Steven Heller takes a look at the influences behind the cover of Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman."
In the late ’80s and early ’90s, the Jeffries Banknote Company of Los Angeles commissioned LA designers to contribute to its “Evolution” series of conceptual booklets. I don’t know how many issues were produced, but Number 1, conceived and designed by Advertising Designers, Inc., under the creative direction of Carl Seltzer, was produced in seven...
The folks at Productive Arts have a knack for finding the most interesting Soviet-era journals. Here are two made for children.
In the 1960s, John Massey coordinated a suite of posters celebrating Chicago. The designs, once lost to time, are back.