The archives of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Features 20,000 selections from AIGA's annual juried design competitions dating from 1924, as well as special collections from American design firms and practitioners.
An artist’s book is a medium of artistic expression that uses the structure or function of “book” as inspiration—a work of art in book form. Smithsonian Libraries has a rich, diverse collection of artist-made books from the early 20th century to today.
A crowd-sourced virtual archive that includes photos, letters, oral histories, anecdotes, published and unpublished articles, essays, and other supporting material in the form of documents, videos, audio, as well as links to other relevant archives and websites. Potentially these resources will enable new stories and new interpretations of graphic design history—and of our culture.