We manage to find reason to mention Steven Heller, one of the foremost experts on graphic design, pretty regularly. Working with designer Seymour Chwast, Heller is responsible for Illustration: A Visual History. The book chronicles over a century of illustration, drawing out historical context and reveling the various modes in which illustration is vital our understanding of news, views and commerce. Illustration: A Visual Historyis published by Abrams and available now through Amazon.