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The Electric Anton Stankowski

German graphic designer Anton Stankowski was a master of the minimal—and a pioneer of "constructive graphic art" that involved photographic media.

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April Nuclear Fools’ Day

Steven Heller examines the modernist design aura of "Fallout Protection: What to Know and Do About Nuclear Attack."

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Sports That Changed Our Lives

The sports site Bleacher Report and Creative Action Network present “Transcend: Sports Moments That Changed the World."

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Snug as a Bug in a Bar Room Rug

French bar rugs are joies de typographie. These adverts for liquor and wine soaked up the cocktail of many a barroom stalwart.

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A Data Viz Diary

Steven Heller talks with Stefanie Posavec and Giorgia Lupi about their transcontinental postcard project, "Dear Data."

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Ads for the Shoe Fetishist

Steven Heller takes a look at the work of the remarkable Reba Sochis—one of the very few women in design in the 1940s.

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What is FLomm?

Design + art + video game. Who wouldn't want to play?

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The Fab Four (of Modernists)

Steven Heller unearths a rare group photo of Ladislav Sutnar, Bradbury Thompson, Alvin Eisenman and Paul Rand.

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Who’s Who In Digital Space

Khoi Vinh is "trying to build a database of customers who will buy stuff from me directly." Heller talks with him about his new entrepreneurial adventure.