The Uniform Makes the Man

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Some say the uniform makes the man. Some say the man makes the uniform. Whichever bromide you prefer (and I’m with the latter), the photographs of this military Zelig are the most surreal thing I’ve seen on the Interweb. They come from Digger History, a chronicle of 6,000 pages on military history and design. The web graphics aren’t much, but the model grows on you.
 

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Steven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes frequently for Wired and Design Observer. He is also the author of over 170 books on design and visual culture. He received the 1999 AIGA Medal and is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.

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