Author Archives: Steven Heller

About Steven Heller

Steven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes frequently for Wired and Design Observer. He is also the author of over 170 books on design and visual culture. He received the 1999 AIGA Medal and is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.

Behind The Lines

Olivier Kugler makes visual essays with drawings that both touch and inspire. His most recent book is a record of the Syrian refugee displacement.

Close Encounters of the Poppins Kind

It's the story of an extra-terrestrial babysitter who mysteriously shows up at the midcentury home of a little boy and girl and does all the things most babysitters do but with a lot of intergalactic pizzazz.

Skeleton Crew

Pose Skeleton, a Japanese toy, suggests a middle life before reaching the after world -- one where we are all one under the skin.

My Old Gold Moment

The Daily Heller in the spotlight at 3-years-old with an Old Gold cigarette in mouth. Mother stands just out of view of the pic of her little model.