Nancy Sharon Collins shares some of her research into the history of monograms and ciphers, from hand-drawn collectors items to contemporary creations.
This point-of-purchase display of a nicely dressed gent sitting by an outdoor table in a modernist chair is the epitome of '30s advertising elegance.
Will Bradley (1868–1962) is an underappreciated American design pioneer overshadowed by other Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts practitioners.
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...
We the Women is a poster collective with a focus on supporting the rights of women in the U.S. Steven Heller shows some of their latest collection.
Ezio d'Errico was an Italian artist, playwright, and painter, whose work and life has remained largely unexplored. Steven Heller tells us what he knows.
The new publisher Standards Manual has teamed up with Brian Kelley on "NYCTA: Objects": a catalogue that presents an archive of New York’s historic subway.
A recent donation to Poster House from the School of Visual Art consists of 98 of its Subway Series posters dating back to 1996. Steven Heller takes a look.
While rummaging through his old, forgotten type history files, Steven Heller came across a cache of American Printing History Association newsletters.
The New York graphic design world is world-renowned. They've certainly earned their title of "design capital," but how do they hold on to it?