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Take That, NSA!

A few months ago, George and Luke Lois were approached by SOMA to advertise their launch in the U.S.

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Blades of Spanish Steel

Safety razor patents were filed as early as 1880. They offered a close shave and a packaging boon for printers worldwide to create razor blade wrappers.

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Poster Stamps of Modern Germany

Hans Sachs founded the Verein der Plakat Freunde with Hans Meyer in 1905. Out of this poster cult evolved a passion for poster stamps. Here are a few.

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Cute as a Button

Check out these classic button cards of the '40s and '50s, when buttons were staples of everyday fashion.

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The Overlord’s Gift of Utopia

Ross MacDonald illustrated this faux 1950's Children's Guide to Utopia for the series finale of the Syfy Channel adaptation of Childhood's End.

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Who’s Your Daddy

Were classic French and American icons the source of the cliched socialist realism so popular during the Soviet era?

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Style

Sarajevo-based designer and professor of industrial design Asim Đelilović just published "Museum in Exile," a brand new history of this hot-button region.