Explore the Zimbabwe Institute of Vigital Arts or ZIVA, the first school of digital design, new media and visual communication in Zimbabwe. And Lincoln Cushing tells the story of counter-cultural print shops.
“This book is dedicated to Lella Vignelli, an inspiration to all women designers who forcefully stand on the power of their merits,” says Massimo Vignelli in the dedication to Designed by: Lella Vignelli about his partner in life and work. Read more about this work.
Paolo Ventura, whose work I have written about many times in this blog, has produced one of his fantastical gems for the Edizioni Corraini series Un Sedicesimo (#34). “The Napoleonic Soldier and Other Stories” is a conceptual tour de force yet haunting in its subtlety.
From the top designers participating in the Laser Cat project to Carla Diana’s newest 3D work to a comprehensive World History of Design books by Victor Margolin, this Weekend Heller has some fantastic design news you don’t want to miss.
My colleague Gail Anderson has what she’s calling “My little dog and pony show” at Farmingdale State University. It’s up now through the end of March. Learn more about this event and a type conference.
The AIGA began as the old guard of a new profession and 100 years later is still going strong. This year you can help celebrate the occasion at a number of live and social media events, including Celebrate #AIGA100, Celebrate Design website and The Facing Forward exhibit.
Get the latest design news, as Steven Heller explores the opening of Canadian artist Gary Taxali’s solo exhibition at Jonathan LeVine Gallery and regular contributor Paul Shaw’s newest book Philip Grushkin: A Designer’s Archive.
American Illustration for Sale Following the success of Swann’s first sale of original illustration art, this auction (January 23) features works by Ludwig Bemelmans (below top), Constantin Alajalov (below bottom), Theodor Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss), Rube Goldberg, Edward Gorey, Al …