Elizabeth Guffey, Professor of Art & Design History, State University of New York at Purchase, is the author of Retro: The Culture of Revival (Reaktion Books, 2006), editor of the journal Design and Culture (Bloomsbury) and her latest book is Posters: A Global History (Reaktion Books, 2015). The latter is a serious analysis of the poster phenomenon that addresses the past and future of a venerable form.
Printmag has published a small interview asking Guffey to talk about the importance of this book and why she decided to make it. why this book and this time in the poster’s history. Check out the full interview here, or buy the book.