The New Yorker has a profile of cover artist Lorraine Louie with a small gallery of her covers for Vintage Contemporaries. “From the 1984 début of those first seven books, the Vintage Contemporaries design attracted immediate attention. It felt perfectly of the moment, a snapshot of the mid-eighties. […]
At Forget the Film, Watch the Titles, Liselotte Doeswijk has a nice analysis of Maurice Binder’s opening titles for Dr. No. “The mid 1950s was an interesting time for title sequences. The growing popularity of the rivaling medium of television prompted film studio’s to rethink their promotion strategies. […]
SF Gate has a little about the history of the art on firecrackers and a whole lot of pictures of vintage firecracker labels. Click through to see them! (Thanks, Stephanie!)
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 […]
Former graphic designer for Intralink Film Graphic Design and current Google graphic designer Alex Griendling talks about designing film posters and campaigns at The Art House.