Tag: art history

“Susan Kare, Icon of Icons”

Priceonomics has an interview with Susan Kare, who has spent  her career designing icons for graphic computer interfaces and the first proportionally spaced font for Apple.  “For many, Susan Kare’s icons were a first taste of human-computer interaction: they were approachable, friendly, and simple, much like the designer […]

The Amazing Jackie Ormes

Jackie Ormes drew comics for Black newspapers from the 1930s through the 1950s. She was popular and well known, even friends with people like Lena Horne, who might’ve influenced her most famous creation, Torchy Brown, and Eartha Kitt. But Ormes disappeared like so many talented women and men […]