Inspired by art moderne lettering, Steven Heller designed a typeface. Riddled with issues and used only once, he realized it's not his strong suit.
Steven Heller evaluates the vintage design of a yearbook from Evander Childs High School in 1936. He shows us shots of the book's Bauhaus sentiment.
Author Jan Middendorp decided to self-publish a near-identical reprint of "Dutch Type," a wildly popular (and rather expensive) graphic design book.
How did Helvetica become the typographic celebrity that it is today… and why didn’t Univers land the role instead? In this piece from Print's Spring 2016 Issue, Paul Shaw takes us on a guided tour through type history.
Steven Heller shares a 1926 article from The Inland Printer by N.J Werner, arguably the first time New Typography was discussed in the United States.
The Swann Gallery "Graphic Design and Poster" auction is in May. Steven Heller takes a look at some previous works from the auction.
Steven Heller takes a look at the evolution of classic Modern to Mid-Century Modern design via a Fortune magazine cover and a forgotten artist.
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...
Experimental graphic design, including type, has a home at A–Z in Berlin. A visual research project is their first exhibition, opening in June.
A new book, "Olympic Games—The Design" chronicles the graphic design history of the Olympic Games from Athens 1896 to Tokyo 2020.