Paolo Garretto was famous in Italy in the 1920s and 30s for his posters and magazine covers. His work appeared in Fortune, Time, Vogue, and The New Yorker.
It was once said, power is in the hands of the person who owns a printing press. Well, if it’s still true, Michael Russem of Kat Ran Press has been doing good things with his power. He has also helped develop a gallery for graphic design, Katherine Small Gallery in Somerville, Mass., to accompany...
As I lay on my hotel bed listening to the soothing tones of “My Way” by Sinatra and the “Godfather” theme emanating from the Piazza San Minerva in Rome, I have thoughts of Paul Rand. There are not too many books about or artifacts by Paul Rand in Italy, although his seminal Thoughts on...
In part 2 of this mini-series of archival selections from Jeff Roth—the remarkable archivist who runs New York Times morgue where folders filled with clips and photographs are buried—we look at "The Stonewall Disturbance."
Nigel Sielegar, principal of Corse Design Factory NYC, is an Indonesian-born designer with a special interest in promoting design in his native country. Towards this goal he recently published “Collected: Contemporary Graphic Design of Indonesia” co-produced with DGI Press in Jakarta.
The Tolerance Poster Exhibit curated by Mirko Ilic has been seen a whopping 29 times in 18 countries, with three more on the way. See some of the posters here.
The second edition of Citizen Designer: Perspectives on Design Responsibility, edited by Veronique Vienne and Steven Heller, seems more appropriate than ever.
Hope to Nope the book includes more than 145 examples of graphic design & politics, all selected to demonstrate the role of graphic design in influencing opinion, provoking debate and energizing activism during one of the most politically charged decades in recent history.
"Be My Cover: An Exhibit of Contemporary Cover Design" features 100 of Penguin Random House’s most iconic book covers. The selection gathers book covers published worldwide within the past 10 years by more than 15 imprints from Penguin Random House. This work has been created, or art directed, by 33 designers straddling the Atlantic,...
Still a few more available spots for Design Writing and Research at SVA June 4–15, 2018.