Interesting facts about the history of design and of legendary designers.
Swiss Style: The Principles, the Typefaces & the Designers
If you're a reader of Print Mag, chances are you know about the International Typographic Style, a.k.a. the Swiss Style. We're taking a moment here to honor this style, the typefaces that were born from it, the people who created it, and the principles that guide it.
Saving the Past, Archiving the Present
Saving the Past, Archiving the Present The #MiltonGlaser Archive and School of Visual Arts Archive (specifically focusing on the school’s almost 75 years as a major art academy in NYC) have just received newly designed websites. The functionality and accessibility are a boon to any and all design researchers, writers and historians. #thedailyheller #printmag
Decoding the Symbolism in Meghan Markle’s Coat of Arms
Decoding the Symbolism in Meghan Markle’s Coat of Arms Now that Meghan Markle is officially the Duchess of Sussex, what does her coat of arms actually mean? Well, to start, there are lots of California references. According to a statement released by Kensington Palace, the coat of arms was approved by the Queen, who worked closely with Markle on the design, which is meant to be both “personal and representative.” #royalfamily #meghanmarkle #printmag #heraldry #coatofarms
The Daily Heller: Meatball or Spaghetti, a Question of Space
From 1960 through 1963 I was president of The Astronaut Fan Club. I was also founder and its only member. You might say it was a front for getting as much NASA swag as possible. Don’t get me wrong, the astronauts were my heroes. We lived in the era of heroes and it was for that reason I wanted (and still possess) every iota of paper ephemera I could absorb. #printmag #thedalyheller #nasa
Vinegar Syndrome: Saving Cinema’s Sordid Past
Vinegar Syndrome: Saving Cinema's Sordid Past Vinegar syndrome is a phrase used to describe a process of film decomposition. It’s an extremely destructive process that has resulted in the loss of hundreds of older motion pictures. There’s also a good kind of Vinegar Syndrome. This Vinegar Syndrome is a company that has made it its mission to restore, preserve and distribute horror, exploitation and other nontraditional motion pictures, many of which are on the verge of disappearing forever.