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04.28.10

Al Parker Each year, the Society of Illustrators elects to its Hall of Fame those artists who have made an outstanding contribution to the art of illustration throughout ... more

04.21.10

Richard Hess Wearing many hats was second nature to Richard Hess (1934–1991). From a desire to be a full-time painter, he eased into positions of art director, graphic ... more

04.07.10

Doyle Dane Bernbach On June 1, 1949, Doyle Dane Bernbach opened, with a staff of 13, at 350 Madison Avenue. The partners shared a conviction: To create an agency with ... more

03.31.10

Cipe Pineles Born in Vienna, Austria, Cipe Pineles (1908–1991) had a profound effect on modern magazine publishing by becoming the art director for multiple Condé Nast ... more

03.24.10

Tim Flach Whether the subject is the wire-like eyelashes of an elephant, swarming bats or jewel-like ice blocks in Iceland, Tim Flach’s keen observation brings much to ... more

03.17.10

Robert Peak Considered “the father of the contemporary movie poster,” Robert Peak transformed movie advertising from collages of film stills or headshots to flamboyant ... more

03.10.10

Brian Stauffer Empathy and insight help an artist discover essential truths. Brian Stauffer's experiences have given him the ability to see life through a different set ... more

03.03.10

Saul Bass The design accomplishments of Saul Bass (1920–1996) encompass many areas of visual communication —graphic design, movie titles and films, corporate design ... more

02.24.10

Sid Lee In 1993, when Jean-François Bouchard and Philippe Meunier founded Sid Lee, they had no idea they'd eventually overthrow every totem and taboo the advertising ... more

02.17.10

Pioneer Alvin Lustig Alvin Lustig, an American designer whose life was tragically brief (1915-1955), left an indelible mark on the history of graphic design.

02.10.10

Pioneer Herb Lubalin Herb Lubalin didn’t play by the rules, he experimented with the radical, shifting the focus of type design from the alphabet to an art form—it’s ... more

02.03.10

Danny Clinch Danny Clinch taps into something beneath the stardom of his subjects, if only for that fraction of a second when the shutter clicks, showing musicians ... more

01.27.10

Paul Rand If the term legendary can be applied with accuracy to the career of any designer, it can certainly be applied to Paul Rand (1914-1996).

12.30.09

Penelope Dullaghan The energy in Penelope Dullaghan’s work boils up from the exchange between her Klee-inspired linework—textural, imperfect, thin and black—and flat ... more

12.23.09

yU+co. Founder Garson Yu intended to focus on film title design, but over the last several years yU+co. has created show opens, commercials, experiential design and ... more