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Helfand, Jessica

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1960-03-21

Jessica Helfand is an American designer and author and has been Senior Critic at Yale School of Art since 1994.

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Jessica Helfand scrapbook collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 837
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of scrapbooks collected by Jessica Helfand as research for her book Scrapbooks: an American History (Yale University Press, 2008). Also includes examples of volvelles.
Dates: 1892-1981

Volvelle collection

 Collection
Call Number: ART 1
Overview: Jessica Helfand, a graduate of the Yale School of Art Graphic Design Program (MFA ‘89) and a respected critic of visual culture, collected hundreds of examples of the volvelle format. In December of 2004, Helfand donated the collection to the Arts Library.
Dates: 1897-2012

Winterhouse Art and Design collection of corporate clients

 Collection
Call Number: ART 24
Overview: The collection contains a variety of corporate publications, including annual reports and other promotional materials.
Dates: 1962-2012, bulk 1990-2012

Winterhouse Art and Design collection of ephemera

 Collection
Call Number: ART 23
Overview: The collection contains a variety of design-related printed ephemera collected by William Drenttel and Jessica Helfand in the course of their work as principals of Winterhouse Design and later Winterhouse Institute.
Dates: 1957-2010

Winterhouse Art and Design Collection of Ezra Winter

 Collection
Call Number: ART 17
Overview: The collection contains published as well as archival materials relating to the life and works of Ezra Winter (1886-1949). The collection reflects research undertaken by Jessica Helfand for the “Ezra Winter Project,” a visual biography of Ezra Winter published online in 12 parts with Design Observer, the leading international graphic design blog of which Helfand is a founding editor.
Dates: 1901-2011

Winterhouse Art and Design collection of Pentagram ephemera

 Collection
Call Number: ART 19
Overview: The collection consists of a variety of pamphlets, booklets, and other ephemera designed by Pentagram.
Dates: 1975-2012, bulk 1990-2000

Winterhouse Art and Design collection of type specimens

 Collection
Call Number: ART 22
Overview: The collection comprises type specimens collected by William Drenttel and Jessica Helfand in the course of their work as principals of Winterhouse Design and later Winterhouse Institute.
Dates: 1971-2008, bulk 1996-2004

Winterhouse Art and Design Collection of Volume 1 Number 1

 Collection
Call Number: ART 14
Overview: The collection consists of first issues of journals ranging from small press and literary to popular culture.
Dates: 1917-2011, bulk 1960-2010