Visual Tropes, Parodies, Thefts, Gimmicks, Stereotypes, and Cliches
Steven Heller, co-author of Anatomy of Design, recently spoke about pictorial influences and origins of graphic design at the Paul Rand Lecture Series. I found the lecture to be quite entertaining and would like to share some of the imagery he discussed.
Type on Bodies
Bodies Made of Type
Eyes, Flags, and Blinds
Some are done well, others not so much. Heller's message is to keep in mind the quality at which a design has been reconstituted.