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Graphic Design Collections
AIGA Design Archives
The AIGA archives serve to identify, preserve, and make collections of enduring value available to the public. With more than 20,000 selections dating back to 1924, the AIGA Design Archives is a vital record of all disciplines of communication design.
Graphic Design Archive
The GDA at the Rochester Institute of Technology documents and preserves the work of significant American graphic designers active from the1920s to the 1960s, as well as selected contemporary designers working in the modernist traditions.
Milton Glaser Design Study Center & Archives
School of Visual Arts (SVA) Archives, New York
Dedicated to preserving and making accessible significant works by designers, illustrators and art directors who have close ties to the School of Visual Arts. Media includes sketches and original art, posters, printed samples and ephemera, audio and video recordings and photographic material.
Type reviews; search by foundry, designer, classification, features.
Morison, Stanley and Kenneth Day. 1963.The Typographic Book, 1450-1935 : A Study of Fine Typography through Five Centuries, Exhibited in Upwards of Three Hundred and Fifty Title and Text Pages Drawn from Presses Working in the European Tradition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
-------------. 1987.Hermann Zapf & His Design Philosophy : Selected Articles and Lectures on Calligraphy and Contemporary Developments in Type Design, with Illustrations and Bibliographical Notes, and a Complete List of His Typefaces. Chicago: Society of Typographic Arts.