Interesting facts about the history of design and of legendary designers.
Saving the Past, Archiving the Present The #MiltonGlaser Archive and School of Visual Arts Archive (specifically focusing on the school’s almost 75 years as a major art academy in NYC) have just received newly designed websites. The functionality and accessibility are a boon to any and all design researchers, writers and historians. #thedailyheller #printmag
Decoding the Symbolism in Meghan Markle’s Coat of Arms Now that Meghan Markle is officially the Duchess of Sussex, what does her coat of arms actually mean? Well, to start, there are lots of California references. According to a statement released by Kensington Palace, the coat of arms was approved by the Queen, who worked closely with Markle on the design, which is meant to be both “personal and representative.” #royalfamily #meghanmarkle #printmag #heraldry #coatofarms
From 1960 through 1963 I was president of The Astronaut Fan Club. I was also founder and its only member. You might say it was a front for getting as much NASA swag as possible. Don’t get me wrong, the astronauts were my heroes. We lived in the era of heroes and it was for that reason I wanted (and still possess) every iota of paper ephemera I could absorb. #printmag #thedalyheller #nasa
Vinegar Syndrome: Saving Cinema's Sordid Past Vinegar syndrome is a phrase used to describe a process of film decomposition. It’s an extremely destructive process that has resulted in the loss of hundreds of older motion pictures. There’s also a good kind of Vinegar Syndrome. This Vinegar Syndrome is a company that has made it its mission to restore, preserve and distribute horror, exploitation and other nontraditional motion pictures, many of which are on the verge of disappearing forever.