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Going Dutch

Steven Heller examines an artifact from the 1933 Chicago World's Fair — Old Dutch Cleanser.

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Mad Mensches

Steven Heller reviews Kerri P. Steinberg's informative “Jewish Mad Men: Advertising and the Design of the American Jewish Experience.”

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10 Inspiring Advertising Designs

Advertising designs showcase graphic design’s power. The ability to encourage people to buy a product, attend an event, or to change a previously-held perception through one graphic design creation is simply astounding. Creating great advertisement copy involves interdisciplinary approaches in both visual and verbal communication—branding, typography, images, contrast, unity and hierarchy intertwined to deliver a...

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Viva the Art of Tourism

With World War II in full bloom, Mexican tourism offered extraordinary getaways for the beleaguered populace. Here are the outstanding posters they used to promote the country.

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Give My Regards to Broadway

Broadway Magazine covered the beauties and cuties of the stage beginning in 1891. To tickle your show lust, here are two issues.

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Get That Hollywood Glo

Steven Heller looks back at a 20s-era triptych for Hollywood Glo and wonders if today's drug-store displays will have the same charm 100 years from now.