Art Chantry Speaks: Required Reading for Visual Creatives

“Some graphic designers aren’t even graphic designers. They are SALESMEN who hire designers to create what they sell.” That’s just one of the many right on comments by Art Chantry in his essential new book, Art Chantry Speaks: A Heretic’s History of 20th Century Graphic Design. It’s a brilliant collection of short essays originally published […]

The Modern Magazine: Essential Reading

“What Is a Magazine?” asks Jeremy Leslie on the first page of this wonderful new book. There are a multiplicity of answers (of course), and you’ll find many of them in this visual feast, filled with graphic delights and surprises. It’s the book equivalent of a giant newsstand, and readers are treated to an endless display of […]

Swissted: Punk Rock Posters in Swiss Modernist Style

Mike Joyce has been creating amazingly cool CD covers, music packaging, and posters for years through his work at Stereotype Design. His side project has been Swissted, his effort to recreate classic punk rock gig posters from the 1970s, 80s, and 90s, in Swiss Modernist style. Now there’s a brilliant collection of the best of […]