Cardboard point of purchase (POP) displays are commercial sculptures. Perhaps not as masterful as a Bernini or Rodin yet when constructed well, they move you to think, look and buy. A lot goes into a cardboard display, its not just cut and paste. The art and craft require more than a modicum of skill...
Design and brand mastermind, and the man behind the innovative COLLINS, Brian Collins discussed designing for tomorrow at Adobe's 99U conference.
Leandro Castelao and Francisco Roca wrote a new book about the design work of Juan Ángel Cotta. Steven Heller, who wrote the book's foreward, dives in.
The Mr. ZIP illustration appeared in many PSAs urging postal customers to use the five-digit ZIP Code that was initiated on July 1, 1963.
I grew up drinking Orange Crush and hearing my mom tell stories of how it used to come in a distinct brown Crush bottle, supposedly to protect the flavor. But by the time I was a kid, those days were long gone, and their bottles were clear. I was also aware that Orange Crush...
Gustav Klutsis was a Soviet photo montage pioneer and designer. Steven Heller takes a look at some preserved work of his in a new collection.
A new book, "Olympic Games—The Design" chronicles the graphic design history of the Olympic Games from Athens 1896 to Tokyo 2020.
In Singapore, Foreign Policy Design Group is thriving. With a new office and new offerings, this small team is growing, expanding, and doing it all.
Vintage clothing labels are hidden inside clothes, but they're fashionable all on their own. Steven Heller takes a look at labels from Spain circa 1930.
On May 2, 2011, I wrote this Daily Heller (and text below) about the 50s and 60s history of Romanian graphic design. Now a new volume of Graphics Without Computer is published that focuses on “Letters. Hand-Drawn, Embossed and Volumetric.” Signs of the Times In other words, lots of signs – electric, metallic and...