Stock in America

George Marks, one of the first photographers to provide pictures on demand, helped forge the business of stock photography.


Poster Designer Wiktor Sadowski

This world-reknowned Polish artist helped establish a national tradition of poster design excellence.


Through a Glass, Lightly

A collection of World War II Russian posters has happily been preserved.


Photographer Frans Lanting

A world-reknowned photographer dedicates his life to documenting wildlife and our relationship with nature.


History, Unfolded

The pre-Columbian codex served as a model for a modern-day letterpress book on Chicano history by Santa Cruz art book publisher Moving Parts Press.


Phantom Books

Amidst a quiet wooded region of Northern California, Yolla Bolly Press press turns out highly refined limited edition books that are often subtly influenced by the natural surroundings.


The Cuban Poster Crisis

Some consider Cuban posters the single most focused, potent body of political graphics every produced in this hemisphere.


The Backstreets of San Francisco

The hidden alleyways of San Francisco’s Chinatown get ready for a face-lift.


Transit Tokens

After 186 years of use in the United States, the venerable transit token is no more. The last bus line has discontinued their use. These metal tokens are now taking a back seat to modern technology.


Gen Z: Getting from Point A to Point B

At San Jose State University, more than 50 graphic design students spent a semester focused on the transportation. Here’s some lessons learned from their work — and life experience.