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Sock-it-to-me!

Stumbling across this advertisement for Onyx Hosiery was a kick. Seeing how randy the sock selection was in 1909 would be entirely stylish today.

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Chicago, Oh What a Poster Town

In the 1960s, John Massey coordinated a suite of posters celebrating Chicago. The designs, once lost to time, are back.

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The Mighty Exclamation Point!

With all the commentary about the exclamatory "Jeb!" logo, the exclamation point gets a raw deal. Here, Steven Heller showcases an exclamation done right.

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Teeny Weeny Posters

Steven Heller showcases a set of poster stamps—small, yes, but of major significance to the histories of commerce, advertising and poster art.

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Reading is My Bag

Steven Heller looks at Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv's beautiful new illustrated Barnes & Noble bags.

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Virgin’s Sex Pistols

Welcome to a punk's worst nightmare. Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that Sex Pistols album cover art now adorns Richard Branson's Virgin MasterCards.

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Milton Glaser: Theatre for a New Audience

Inside Print’s Celebrating Milton Glaser, A Design Legend Collection, you’ll find a look at Glaser’s personal sources of design inspiration as well as meanderings on other works from Glaser. Editor’s Note: The visual representation of a brand is one of the most fundamental projects a designer can work on, but exceptional identity design can be hard...