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The Banality of Evil Newspapers

Steven Heller takes a look at the ads of the N.S.B.Z.—the official newspaper for the German public servant, published twice monthly by the Nazi NSDAP Leadership.

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Elbert, Your Hubbard is Bare

Looking back on Elbert Hubbard's fable "The City of Tagaste," "where machine-made books were so cheap that they could be used to throw at the cat."

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Talking Pictures

Jean Michel Folon did not speak English and Milton Glaser does not speak French. But their conversation in "The Conversation" was eloquent and expressive.

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Order in the Food Court

UXUS has launched an innovative food court concept in Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport departure lounge.

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My Favorite Dummy

This point-of-purchase display of a nicely dressed gent sitting by an outdoor table in a modernist chair is the epitome of '30s advertising elegance.

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It’s OK to Have Hives

Mark Randall, the founder of World Studio in NYC, Design Ignites Change and SVA's IMPACT!, is also a beekeeper and ice cream entrepreneur.