Category Archives: design

Malcolm X’s Business Card

Business card of Malcolm X found in his pocket after his assassination.



The Flag of Equal Marriage

“An evolving protest flag for equal marriage rights in the United States.”

(Via Michael Leddy.)

Typographic City Logos

From Albin Holmqvist’s 40-city typographic logo project:


A Brief History of Title Design

This video reminds me of Uncredited: Graphic Design and Opening Titles in Movies, a book I reviewed for Film & History in 2008. The veritable explosion of love for  movies titles online since then (in addition to Art of the Title, there’s The Movie Titles Stills Collection and Steven Hill’s Movie Title Screens Page) warms my heart.

Happy Valentine’s Day

(Via Swissmiss.)

Noir Aesthetics

The Hitch-Hiker

Number fourteen on Where Danger Lives’ marvelous “100 Greatest Posters of Film Noir” list.

Massimo Vignelli’s 80th Birthday Party Invitation

Naturally, the typeface is Helvetica.

The New York Times was at the party and filed this report.


Assassination Vacation

The cover of this week’s Stranger:

(Via @annehelen.)

The Face All Print Men Are Talking About

(Via yay!everday via Khoi Vinh.)

The Style of Music


“A series of posters featuring Iconic Outfits from 20 Male Musicians. Designed by Glenn Michael of Moxy Creative House, and illustrated by James Alexander the prints are available here.”