Posts Tagged With magazine cover design

Religion

Tibor Kalman, an influential graphic designer, is best known for his meaningful contribution as editor-and-chief to Colors magazine. As previously stated, Colors is based on radical ideas such as race, AIDS, war, and sex to promote sociocultural issues. As editor-and-chief, Kalman followed his wishes to display controversial topics through design, such as Issue #12 pictured…

AIDS magazine cover

Colors magazine is known for its controversial topics to promote multiculturalism and global awareness. Tibor Kalman, the initial editor-and-chief of the magazine, is responsible for using design as an outlet to promote his socio-political ideas. He believed in using graphic design as a beneficial tool for promoting social responsibility. The intriguing and rather vulgar magazine…

William H. Bradley

Penfield, Edward, and Pollard, Percival. Posters in miniature. New York: R.H. Russell (1896), pg 240.   The American designer William H. Bradley is one of the most influential designers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Regarded as the “American Aubrey Beardsley,” Bradley left behind a legacy of incorporating many  styles into design due…

Pussyhats as a Trope

     Two women from the same knitting circle, with a shared passion for women’s rights, started the Pussyhat Project to solve both a need to stay warm during the Women’s March in Washington D.C., which occurred on January 21, 2017, and to create a sense of solidarity for those in attendance at the march…

Alvin Lustig Look Magazine

Alvin Lustig began his creative career in Los Angeles, California but became increasingly upset with what he thought was a scarcity of a creative community. This drove Alvin to move to New York City in 1944 to find a richer, deeper design community. While in New York, Alvin began working in the design department of…