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Heller, Steven

Works: 211 works in 1,089 publications in 6 languages and 43,610 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Caricatures and cartoons  Interviews  Catalogs  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Pictorial works  Biography  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Editor, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Creator, Contributor, Interviewer, Other, Collector, zxx
Classifications: NC998.2, 741.6
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Steven Heller
Graphic style : from Victorian to post-modern by Steven Heller( Book )

29 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and German and held by 1,189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coverage ranges from fine art to ephemera
Art against war : 400 years of protest in art by D. J. R Bruckner( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red scared! : the commie menace in propaganda and pop culture by Michael Barson( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Red Scared! reproduces the books, films, magazines, posters, games, and other media that trumpeted the Commie threat. Vivid renditions in pulp novels and films of menacing Commie commissars and evil, anti-Capitalist militarists haunted governmental crackdowns on suspected spy rings and the notorious McCarthy years." "Red Scared! offers valuable lessons from the vault on how to identify Communists, media reports on the jolly side of Stalin, guidelines for bomb shelter chic, and much more. As they did in their other lively pop-culture histories, Teenage Confidential and Wedding Bell Blues, Michael Barson and Steven Heller once again bring the nearly forgotten details of American culture into full relief with Red Scared!"--Jacket
Graphic design in America : a visual language history( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul Rand by Steven Heller( Book )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Rand (1914-96) was a pioneering figure in American graphic design. Adopting what he called a 'problem solving' approach to design, he drew on the ideas of European avant-garde art movements, such as Cubism, Constructivism and De Stijl, and synthesized them to produce his own distinctive graphic language." "Rand's career spanned almost seven decades and numerous chapters of design history. His own books are solidly thematic, whereas this definitive collection of his key published and proposed works is medium-driven. It explores the full range of his advertising, publishing and corporate identity work." "This detailed survey marks the first complete retrospective of Rand's powerful body of work."--Jacket
Jules Feiffer's America, from Eisenhower to Reagan by Jules Feiffer( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

100 ideas that changed graphic design by Steven Heller( Book )

20 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New in the 100 Ideas that Changed... series, this book demonstrates how ideas influenced and defined graphic design, and how those ideas have manifested themselves in objects of design. The 100 entries, arranged broadly in chronological order, range from technical (overprinting, rub-on designs, split fountain); to stylistic (swashes on caps, loud typography, and white space); to objects (dust jackets, design handbooks); and, methods (paper cut-outs, pixelation). Written by one of the world's leading authorities on graphic design and lavishly illustrated, the book is both a great source of inspiration and a provocative record of some of the best examples of graphic design from the last hundred years
Innovators of American illustration( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Euro deco : graphic design between the wars by Steven Heller( Book )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A wide-ranging compilation of Art Deco graphics from six European countries, Euro Deco assembles a wealth of alluring and sophisticated design. Collecting the best of their popular and inspirational series on international Deco (also known as Art Moderne), Steven Heller and Louise Fili gather thousands of exemplary samples of design and illustration from posters, packaging, magazines, advertisements, menus, and many more sources. With sections featuring more than 2000 samples of graphic ephemera from France, Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom, Italy, and the Netherlands, Euro Deco is a key reference work for designers and aesthetes alike."--Jacket
Jackets required by Steven Heller( Book )

13 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An illustrated history of American book jacket design, 1920-1950"--Cover
Handwritten : expressive lettering in the digital age by Steven Heller( Book )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and French and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the first publication to offer a complete overview of handwritten typographics, drawing on an extensive array of examples from around the world." "An introduction by design historian Steven Heller places the contemporary work in a broader context of design. At the heart of the book are hundreds of examples, presented in creative themes: "Scrawl" (letterforms that are raw, splotchy and untidy); "Scratch" (scraped, cut and gouged fonts); "Script" (type that is sinuous and ornate); "Stitch" (letters that have been sewn, sutured and embroidered); "Simulate" (faces that have been redrawn or copied); "Shadow" (dimensional, voluminous and monumental letterforms); "Suggestive" (forms that imply the metaphorical, surreal and symbolic); and "Sarcastic" (the ironical, comical and satirical in lettering)." "In an age of characterless digital typography, Handwritten returns to the values of craft. This collection is a must for any student or practitioner of design."--Jacket
New ornamental type : decorative lettering in the digital age by Steven Heller( Book )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New Ornamental Type presents a dazzling kaleidoscope of highly decorated or fancy fonts across a wide spectrum of styles and effects. Psychedelia, Hip-Hop, Gothic, flowers, smoke, hair and electricity are just a few of the styles for the hundreds of examples inspired by nature, history, and just about anything that is visually expressive." "Beginning with a historical overview of ornament and how it has evolved since the beginning of the twentieth century, the book also includes essays introducing the background, influences, and outstanding aspects of typographical design."--Jacket
Icons of graphic design by Steven Heller( Book )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of graphic design that charts over a century of creative brilliance, showcasing the most influential graphic designs from 1900 to the present. Organized chronologically to illustrate how one great concept can inspire the next, each year features a seminal piece of work by a graphic artist some famous, some anonymous the designs that originally inspired them and later works that show their influence
The swastika : symbol beyond redemption? by Steven Heller( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies people's opinions of the image of the swastika and discuses how the symbol has come to mean different things to different people in the years since World War II
The anatomy of design : uncovering the influences and inspirations in modern graphic design by Steven Heller( Book )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anatomy of Design dissects fifty examples of graphic design piece by piece, revealing an array of influences and inspirations. These pieces represent contemporary artifacts that are well conceived, finely crafted, and filled with hidden treasures. Some are overtly complex. Others are so simple that it is hard to believe there's a storehouse of inspiration hidden underneath. The selections include all kinds of design work including posters, packages, and more. Each exhibit is selected for its ubiquity, thematic import, and aesthetic significance, and every page shows how great work is derived from various inspirational and physical sources, some well-known, some unknown. Each design is presented on a gate-fold showing the featured design and and other works that share the key influences with extended captions explaining the whys and wherefores."--Publisher's website
The education of a comics artist : visual narrative in cartoons, graphic novels, and beyond( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dooley (writer and contributing editor to PRINT magazine) and Heller (art director of the New York Times Book Review) collect interviews with and contributions from prominent comics artists, along with others that study the medium, in an anthology designed to be of use in an art school class dedicated to the broad range of the field of comic art
Pop : how graphic design shapes popular culture by Steven Heller( Book )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: How do popular culture and graphic design influence one another? What are the goals of design? Are they to sell? To package? To entertain? The answers to these questions are complicated and are intimately tied to the effect design has on the overall culture. POP is the first book to analyze the role of graphic design in the broader culture, as well as the impact of design on other art and entertainment forms, from album covers to baseball stadiums. Author Steven Heller addresses such subjects as: pop icons; viral and guerilla advertising; political satire; history of Interview, Monocle, Mad, and other magazines; illusionism and three-dimensional design; art for art's sake; design vs decoration; return of hand lettering; art for the masses. POP spans over 150 years during which popular culture has influenced mass perception and behavior. Illustrated by more than fifty images, POP is sure to inspire both aspiring and experienced designers
The design entrepreneur : turning graphic design into goods that sell by Steven Heller( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whether personal or collective, drive is the common denominator of all entrepreneurial pursuit; of course, then comes the brilliant idea; and finally the fervent wherewithal to make and market the result. The Design Entrepreneur is the first book to survey this new field and showcase the innovators who are creating everything from books to furniture, clothes to magazines, plates to surfboards, and more." "Through case studies with designers like Dave Eggers, Maira Kalman, Charles Spencer Anderson, Seymour Chwast, Jet Mous, Nicholas Callaway, Jordi Duro, and over thirty more from the United States and Europe, this book explores the whys, hows, and wherefores of the conception and production processes. The design entrepreneur must take the leap away from the safety of the traditional designer role into the precarious territory where the public decides what works and what doesn't. This is the book that shows how that is accomplished."--BOOK JACKET
The education of a typographer by Steven Heller( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring the methods for teaching and learning typography, this book features more than 40 essays from top experts and educators in typography today. These essays run the gamut from introducing the themes of type and typography to various complex and rare strategies for learning
Looking closer 5 by Michael Bierut( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final installment in this acclaimed series offers astute and controversial discussions on contemporary graphic design from 2001 to 2005. This collection of essays takes stock of the quality and profundity of graphic design writing published in professional and general interest design magazines, as well as on blogs and Internet journals. Prominent contributors include Milton Glaser, Maud Lavin, Ellen Lupton, Victor Margolin, Mr. Keedy, David Jury, Alice Twemlow, Steven Heller, Jessica Helfand, William Drenttel, Michael Bierut, Michael Dooley, Nick Curry, Emily King, and more. Among th
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English (232)

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Red scared! : the commie menace in propaganda and pop cultureGraphic design in America : a visual language historyPaul RandEuro deco : graphic design between the warsHandwritten : expressive lettering in the digital ageNew ornamental type : decorative lettering in the digital ageIcons of graphic designThe swastika : symbol beyond redemption?