About the Author
Steven Heller and Lita Talarico are the co-chairs of the MFA Design program at the school of Visual Arts. They co-authored Design Career (the first handbook for designers and illustrators) in the 1980s and Design Entrepreneur for Rockport. Heller is the author, editor, or co-author of over 120 books on design and popular culture. He is a former senior art director of the New York Times and currently writes the Book Review's "Visuals" column. He is a contributing editor for PRINT, ID, EYE, Baseline, and frequent contributor to Metropolis. His website is www.hellerbooks.com. Talarico is the former founding editor of American Illustration, was Reporter-at-Large for Graphis, and has been a director for special initiatives in design and architecture at both Purchase College, SUNY, and the Cooper Union. Talarico holds an M.F.A. in Art Criticism and Writing.