Girder was among the genre of geometric square serif faces frequently found in advertisements of the 1930s. The specimens here highlight that streamlined, early modernistic style.
During its heyday, the Malik-Verlag—a left-wing publishing house in Berlin—was a powerful influence on the development of satire in writing and graphic design in layout.
Surrealism has always played a role in graphic design—though it started as a political philosophy with the ideas of Karl Marx and Sigmund Freud. Here are 7 artists keeping surrealism alive today.
Heller shares an excerpt from the original G. Peignot et Fils specimen booklet for one of the more elegant French typefaces ever designed, Les Cochins.
In this special edition of De Groene Amsterdammer, anti-Nazi artist LJ Jordaan looks back at the occupation in thirty lithographic cartoons.
Have a look at The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, or SINA, a satire on propriety initiated by comedian and prankster Alan Abel from 1959 to 1962.
Heller talks with Neville Brody, who last week announced "TCCC Unity: The New Typeface for Coca-Cola."
Steven Heller pays tribute to both the printed PRINT magazine and the decades it contributed so much to so many.
Irwin Chusid has made a mission out of ensuring that the illustrator, painter and designer Jim Flora is not forgotten.
The Blind Man: New York Dada, 1917 brings back the Blind Man magazine in a facsimile reprint packaged in a handsome boxed set.