Now that Meghan Markle is officially the Duchess of Sussex, what does her coat of arms actually mean? Well, to start, there are lots of California references. According to a statement released by Kensington Palace, the coat of arms was approved by the Queen, who worked closely with Markle on the design, which is...
In 1993 illustrator/designer Mark Andresen was commissioned to do a group portrait of 17 of New Orleans legendary Mardi Gras Indian chiefs. The purpose was to make lithograph posters to sell with proceeds being split among the artist and participants.
Face facts: Today, Labor Day, is the end of Summer. Heat and humidity will soon be a memory. Design students are going back to school (and we can look forward to Columbus Day, Halloween, election day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah). Here’s a gift idea for your favorite design student: “Type Deck” identifies particular forms...
Kit Hinrichs recently celebrated the opening of his "The Flag on Paper" exhibit at the San Francisco Center for the Book. Take a deeper look into the…
Parallels between the life of Leo Lionni, graphic designer and co-editor of PRINT magazine from 1955-1956, and the picture books he created.
Thanks to the newly published "We Spoke Out" from Yoe Books, we now know that difficult subject matter was covered in comic books as early as 1951.
Discover Pinta Manta: a series of collaborative canvases & neon artwork created by bassist of Future Islands, William Cashion, and artist Elena Johnston.
The weeks following the 2016 Presidential election saw an unprecedented rise in hate speech, hate crimes, vandalism and violence against minorities and people of color. Vicki Meloney, an Associate Professor at Kutztown University, took notice and decided to make a change, thus Replace-the-Hate was born.
Though best known as one of the premiere dinosaur artists of the 20th century, the fascinating William Stout has done it all, from movie posters and film production to comic books and theme park design.
Birgit Palma and Daniel Triendl's creation of signature alphabets for workshops in different cities led to an exploration of Kenyan design as applied to their Bauhaus-inspired letterforms—with some interesting results.