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.
A different kind of MAGA hat. This one is stands for Make Armenia Great Again by removing its autocratic leader.
Birgit Palma and Daniel Triendl's creation of signature alphabets for workshops in different cities led to an exploration of Kenyan design as applied to their Bauhaus-inspired letterforms—with some interesting results.
Steven Heller talks with Brad Holland about his distinctive brand of handlettering.
Steven Heller has always had a soft spot in his heart for Brownjohn, Chermayeff & Geismar's vibrating typeface that was used for the Electric Circus poster.
Design is everywhere, and it is not always award-winning, typographically nuanced, sophisticated work. Most of us grew up with the kind of type that Schloss Mfg. Co. of Athens, Ohio, created for "Promoting School Spirit."
"The Art of Rolling Stone," an all-day event in New York, brings together the people who created a design legacy. Heller spoke to its organizer about the historical significance of this half-century old anti-institution institution.
These four student typeface designers demonstrate that being short on experience is no obstacle to producing a killer typeface, and that a fresh take on the subject is often a very good thing indeed.
This is the year to look back at 1968 when the counter culture made its mark and almost the same year lost its impact. Heller has decided to revisit this past that defined his own life and career. Here, you'll find an excerpt from a recent talk he gave a The Type Director's Club...
Since the early 1980s, Bruce Licher has quietly influenced the fields of independent music and letterpress printing. The type foundry P22 has just launched a book through Kickstarter that will be the first extensive monograph on Licher's Independent Project Press and Independent Project Records.