Mark Holt and Hamish Muir conceived one of the most progressive type journals of the mid- to late 1980s: Octavo. Unit Editions has published a complete reprint of the issues as well as reproductions of the handmade mechanicals and proofs. Here, Heller talks with Holt and Muir about the magazine.
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.
Chris Ware’s Building Stories blew apart entrenched meanings of “book” and “graphic novel.” So how does he top that? Well, now there’s Monograph. Let's have a look inside.
Join Louise Fili, Steven Heller and Lita Talarico for the SVA Masters Workshop Design Rome, a typography and design workshop. This is its tenth year in the Eternal City where type new and old, classic and modern reign supreme.
If it’s a nearly 300-page graphic novel about the history of crossword puzzles, and it’s titled Fun, then it better be pretty damn entertaining. And yes, Italian artist Paolo Bacilieri delivers the fun, both narratively and visually.
Heller talks with Scott Boms, design lead and and studio manager of the Analog Research Lab at Facebook in Menlo Park, who is the caretaker of some Marshall McLuhan artifacts and the next generation of McLuhan thinking.
Each week, we'll feature a few of our New Visual Artists—15 remarkable up-and-coming artists and creatives under the age of 30. Meet Amber Vittoria.
Having always gravitated toward literature and books, it was very tempting for Poul Lange to use this source for collage material, despite how the stigma of book burnings and the banning of literature runs deep in our consciousness.
Even lovers of design may find it difficult to pay much attention to the packaging when there's chocolate inside—but have a closer look and you'll likely find that the brand is attempting to appeal to certain groups of people.
These days, logos—even those in the world of corporate identity—are designed to expand and contract, wink, blink, dance and burst forth in animated glory. Have a look at four of the most lively, interesting examples of logo animation created in the past year.