From Paul Rand to Jessica Hische, these 13 graphic designers have ventured into the craft of children’s literature, all with one notable thing in common: bringing their skills as designers to an audience just getting started in learning to read and see the world.
J.J. Sedelmaier partners with Peter Paeth to bring you this extensively researched article about commercial artist Louis Paeth, whose career serves as a wonderful example of how many illustrators and designers navigated the world of commercial art during much of the 20th century.
Fire up your bookmarks these are 50 of the best color sites.
Some people think that digital art is a shortcut to making oil paint. Think again.
The Green Hand and Other Stories by Nicole Claveloux is 2017’s best book in celebration of a European comics artist. Why? Glad you asked...
A 21st-century iteration of Josef Albers' Interaction of Color invites today's readers to the adventure and rare wonder of seeing.
Bang the drums and sound the trumpets! Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year is officially live today, and it’s Pantone 18-3838 Ultra Violet. A blue-shifted purple, Pantone describes the color as “provocative and thoughtful,” noting it “communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking that points us towards the future.” Colors-of-the-year announcements interest me intensely, as...
Jude Stewart shares her delightful annual selection of color facts, news and discoveries, just in time for Fall.
PRINT remembers iconic design and typography great Alan Peckolick, who died last week at age 76.
Rachel Olson offers this brief history of the color wheel in one of HOWU's newest courses: Color Theory for Designers. Gain a better understanding of color…