In the early 1940s, at the dawn of what’s sometimes referred to as the “Golden Age” of roller-skating, rink operators struck upon a simple means of promotion: stickers.
In 1957 three typefaces, all designed in the same neo-grotesque manner, were released: Neue Haas Grotesk by Eduard Hoffmann and Max Miedinger, Univers by Adrian Frutiger, and Folio by Konrad F. Bauer and Walter Baum.
Due to its insanely minute ability to render detail, printing engraving remains the most amazing print reproduction process in the world.
Americans didn’t have a whole lot of money to spend in the 1930s. Great Depression and all. Nevertheless, people weren’t without wants.
Youth culture is known for rebellion.
Once upon a time, the illustrator was as happy as a king. Then the publishing castle was besieged by television and photography, spelling the demise of leading magazines.