W. A. Dwiggins

Recent articles about W. A. Dwiggins

Crowd control

Issue 101, Summer 2021


Designers are making illustrated books through crowdfunding instead of traditional publishing methods. By John L. Walters

The man who invented graphic design

Issue 23, Winter 1996


When W.A. Dwiggins called himself a graphic designer, he coined the phrase that would define professional practice

Cult of the ugly

Issue 9, Summer 1993


Designers used to stand for beauty and order. Now beauty is passé and ugliness is smart. How did we get here and is there any way out?

Recent blog posts about W. A. Dwiggins

A century of lick and stick

28 November 2013
Design history, Graphic design, Reviews, Visual culture

Michael Russem’s Postage Stamps By AIGA Medalists features graphic design in miniature from 1909-2007
Michael Russem’s book Postage Stamps by AIGA Medalists, showcases almost every known stamp designed by…