Lucian Bernhard was a master of many arts. He is less celebrated for his poster than his typefaces, but while he was in Germany and later (after the Nazis banned his work) in the United States he produced cases of them. Bernhard had developed typefaces for Flisch and Bauer Type foundries in Germany, including...
Takenobu Igarashi monumentalized type and typography when most of us were still living in Gutenberg’s shadow. With his unprecedented 3D type, Igarashi created an even larger shadow that brought the old world together with the future one. Announcing through Volume, a crowdfunding platform, and produced in collaboration with Igarashi a new book “A to...
Is it possible to survive a thermonuclear attack? You bet it is (or was) says the U.S. Department of Defense. Just dig a hole, construct some vents, fill it with canned beans, put your head between your legs and . . . . The rest, as they say, was a blast! Thanks to all...
The illustrated works of Kafka as created by artist Peter Kruper are the next wave of historical literature given a graphic novel treatment.
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.
Steven Alcorn and his dedication to drawing through his work on "Reflections on the Revelatory and Unifying Power of Interactive Portraiture in the Classroom," a unique program at Virginia Commonwealth University where each of his students are subject to his gaze and rendering.
An homage and look back at the life and work of esteemed Dutch graphic designer Anthon Beeke, who has passed away in Amsterdam.
The politics of America impact political art and design. Today's is a bizarro world? Today's political designs reflect just that.
The somewhat terrifying backstory to Stalin era telephone directories and how they were used to find and capture members of the resistance.
So begins the Odd Design Artifcats series, in which an object is imbued with significance after we tell you the significance. Duh.