Steven Heller cracks open Girogio Maffei's MUNARI'S BOOKS: The Definitive Collection of Book Designs by Bruno Munari.
In the late 1920s, the G.J. Peddemors Company in Almelo, Holland, produced this wonderful home furnishing and dry goods catalog.
Before Life magazine became Henry Luce's photojournalism gem, it was a "cultured" humor magazine that featured the following covers...
When Viking began publishing mystery maestro Rex Stout and his Nero Wolfe series in the early 1950s, they selected Bill English to design the jackets.
Steven Heller takes a look at the many featured covers from the Book Jacket Designers Guild's first exhibit in 1948.
Richard Kegler explores the history and process of digitizing classic wood type.
Steven Heller cracks open Otl Aicher's "le monde comme projet," a literate collection of writings on Aicher's engagement with typographic modernism.
Victor Margolin offers an in-depth look at 50's and 60's jazz album covers.
With all the commentary about the exclamatory "Jeb!" logo, the exclamation point gets a raw deal. Here, Steven Heller showcases an exclamation done right.
H. Lawrence Hoffman was a luminary in the mass market paperback cover genre. Here, Steven Heller talks with Hoffman's daughter about her father's work.