vintage illustration & graphic design
Love Is Walking Hand In Hand (1965) – the Peanuts gang defines love through the little acts and moments of everyday life.
“If she be not fair for me what care I how fair she be.” Vintage Valentine’s Day postcards from the early 1900s – some bitter, mostly sweet.
Vintage Valentine’s Day Postcards from the Early 1900s
Stone Is Not Cold: Miroslav Šašek’s Playful Vintage Children’s Illustrations of…
Stone Is Not Cold – to engage kids with sculpture, the great Miroslav Šašek draws famous sculptures in playful and irreverent vignettes from everyday life in this lovely vintage children's book from 1961.
Store Front: New York’s Disappearing Face
(Almost) Everything You Need to Know about Culture in 10 Books
Jules Verne: The Man Who Invented the Future
How long different animals live – from the pioneering infographics of ISOTYPE inventor Otto Neurath circa the 1930s
Gerd Artnz Graphic Designer: The Visual Legacy of 4,000 Symbols
German artist and biologist Ernst Haeckel's remarkable lithographic and autotype prints from the early 1900s
7 Essential Books on Data Visualization & Computational Art
Iron Fists: A Design History of Totalitarian Regimes
Gorgeous Grimm: 130 Years of Brothers Grimm Visual Legacy
Iconic design writer Steven Heller has previously delighted us with a peek inside the sketchbooks of famous graphic designers and a fascinating look at the design and branding of dictatorships. Now, he and his partner of 28 years, acclaimed designer Louise Fili, are back with Scripts: Elegant Lettering from Design's Golden Age—a treasure chest of typographic gems culled from advertising, street signage, type-specimen books, wedding invitations, restaurant menus, and personal letters from the 19t
Did you know that in 1954, Langston Hughes wrote a children's book to educate kids about jazz and African-American culture?