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...
The School of Visual Arts MFA Ventures turns 20! Co-chaired by Steven Heller, this year's pitches, products, projects, and presentations are the best.
Part of American legacy and culture is the work of Steff Geissbühler. Posters, prints, logos, and marks of his are on display at RIT.
Created to communicate with children, we take a look at the kid-friendly Queezoid typeface found at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital.
On a few occasions I worked with Belgian-born illustrator Jean-Michel Folon (1934-2005). Folon’s career went from making illustrations for Esquire, The New Yorker, The New York Times and Time in the Sixties to designing posters for Amnesty International, Greenpeace and the United Nations, and in 1989, he created the logo used to commemorate the bicentennial...
Published in 1952, Germany at a Glance features maps with acetate overlays and acts as a relic of post-World War II recovery.
Steven Heller presents sheet music published in Italy during the fin de siecle in the Art Nouveau style, noting its type and motif is typical for the era.
The Daily Heller talks with Neville Brody about the new typeface for Coca-Cola. The Coca Cola font upgrade includes several weights and styles.
An iconic Corporate Identity Manual, David's Lemonade is a memorable examination at what it means to know who you are - and how to tell the world.
As a designer, you always want to be part of the next big thing, right? Adobe Stock might be just that -- and lots of designers are catching on.