Without a clue as to what typography entailed, Steven Heller was drawn to how Lubalin used letters & typefaces to create patterns that read as words & headlines.
If you know the name Mihály Biro at all, you'll be familiar with his most internationally known image: the "Red Man" cover for the newspaper Népszava
The gents at !Productive Arts! have another amazing collection of Soviet-era magazines, including "Krasnaia Panorama" (Red Panorama).
Thanks to research extraordinaire Jeff Roth, here is a collection of vintage road maps from all over the world.
Clashes over academic freedom and political correctness in the educational sphere have triggered debates—including this recent one over a poster project.
Czechoslovakia was at the forefront of the European Avant Garde typography and design movement, as these Czech book covers reveal.
Not every soldier fought with a gun and bayonet. Commercial art was one of many jobs available to draftees and enlistees during WWII.
Martin Salisbury's "The Illustrated Dust Jacket 1920–1970" (Thames & Hudson) is an incredible collection of book jackets.
... And here, Italy’s premier cultural quarterly, "Prometeo," and Stephen Alcorn, explain why.
Tiger Beat‘s Monkee Spectacular made an impression on me as a wannabe publication designer—it was the model I used for layouts in underground music mags.