Once I was walking down the street and passed by Salman Rushdie – he’s taller, stockier and, ahem, not as cute as me, but there are many facial similarities. We looked at each other as though in a mirror and for a moment I thought maybe it was me. Weird. Just the other week,...
For generating social proof, products in custom boxes go the extra mile. We look at three ways they add value and create buzz.
The Mr. ZIP illustration appeared in many PSAs urging postal customers to use the five-digit ZIP Code that was initiated on July 1, 1963.
I grew up drinking Orange Crush and hearing my mom tell stories of how it used to come in a distinct brown Crush bottle, supposedly to protect the flavor. But by the time I was a kid, those days were long gone, and their bottles were clear. I was also aware that Orange Crush...
Gustav Klutsis was a Soviet photo montage pioneer and designer. Steven Heller takes a look at some preserved work of his in a new collection.
A new book, "Olympic Games—The Design" chronicles the graphic design history of the Olympic Games from Athens 1896 to Tokyo 2020.
Steven Heller looks at two baby pictures from 1938. Both are used in magazine ads, but both have wildly different messages and looks.
The Green New Deal is advocating for climate change, and Creative Action Network has launched a new series of posters to help spread the word.
Published in 1952, Germany at a Glance features maps with acetate overlays and acts as a relic of post-World War II recovery.
The alchemy of infographic design and an award competition honoring its high achievers.