The young, talented songwriter Gideon Irving is building an audience by playing in unusual venues.
Emigre Fonts have become elder statesmen in a now-crowded field.
A playful ad series celebrates griping as a form of political involvement.
Jeff Scher's animations bring whimsy to the newspaper's otherwise serious section.
The acclaimed artist's early-'80s, post-apocalyptic drawings return in a new compilation book.
'The Phaidon Archive of Graphic Design' compiles 500 artifacts into a reference book... er, box.
The volunteer group aims to help urban improvement projects by connecting them with designers to engineer their marketing campaigns.
Robert Grossman has invented campy cartoon counterparts for presidents ever since Nixon.
Seven years in, the Center for Cartoon Studies is expanding its facilities—and still handing out unconventional diplomas.
Calligraphy-inspired modern typography design is increasingly in demand in places like Dubai.
Dave Eggers's publishing house is now producing whimsical picture books for children.
Pulitzer-winner Tony Auth says Mitt's fun to draw but that his sketches usually lean pro-Obama.
Scott Thomas says Romney could learn some lessons from the visual language of his opponent.
The boom of films chronicling architecture and visual design leads to a vibrant festival.
Tomi Ungerer got famous from his children's books in the '60s—but then fell into scandal.
Designers team up to put a Semitic spin on an old ad campaign.
A talk with Alice Twemlow, co-founder of the MFA Design Criticism program at the School of Visual Arts.
A new exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art shows how things made for children shape culture—for better and worse.
A new book revives the avant-garde arts publication that influenced a generation of designers.
A new book documents what L.A.'s dispensary scene looks like.