Selected Publications

New York Times
New York Magazine
Los Angeles Magazine
L.A. Weekly
Creative Review
Communication Arts
Print Magazine


100 Ideas that Changed
Graphic Design
Steven Heller & Veronique Vienne

Sketchbook: Conceptual
Drawings from the World's
Most Influential Designers

Timothy O'Donnell

Graphic: Inside the
Sketchbooks of the World's
Great Graphic Designers
Steven Heller & Lita Talarico

Sticky Graphics: Create Memorable
Graphic Design Using Mnemonics
and Visual Hooks
Carolyn Knight & Jessica Glaser

[type] no borders,
no boundaries, no limits
Roger Walton

Los Logos
Robert Klanten

The Anatomy of Design:
Uncovering the Influences
and Inspirations in Modern
Graphic Design
Steven Heller & Mirko Ilic

The Design Entrepreneur:
Turning Graphic Design
Into Goods That Sell
Steven Heller & Lita Talarico

Writing and Research
For Graphic Designers:
A Designer's Manual to
Strategic Communication
and Presentation
Steven Heller

Selected Keynotes & Lectures

Design Indaba
Cape Town
main stage

typography workshop

-ING Creative Festival
main stage

AIGA National Design Conference
main stage

TEDx Santa Barbara
main stage

Astronautical Congress
Art in Space session

AIGA Educators Conference
Maryland Institute
of Contemporary Arts
main stage

HOW Design Conference
Las Vegas
main stage

Starbucks Creative Retreat
lecture & workshop

Target Design Team


Art Center College of Design

Carnegie Mellon University

Cooper Hewitt
National Design Museum

California Institute of the Arts

London College of Communications

Otis College of Art and Design

Type Directors Club New York

University of the Underground, London

U5 Designakademie München

AIGA chapters nationwide


Selected Honors
& Awards

Subject of the documentary
Creative Inspiration: Stefan G. Bucher: Designer/Illustrator/Writer

Art Directors Club
"Young Gun" Award

D&AD Yellow Pencil
Outstanding Book Design

Art Directors Club Bronze Award
Outstanding Book Design

One Club Award
Book Design

Type Directors Club
Award of Excellence

American Center for Design
100 Show

Communication Arts Magazine
Award of Excellence: Typography

Chair of the 2015
AIGA National Design Conference
New Orleans