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Even More WAR Design

What do you do if you are captured by a ruthless enemy in wartime? Steven Heller offers another look at war design.

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More WAR Design

We call it war propaganda, but these overt messages are more than propagating a faith. They are manipulating behavior for generations to follow.

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Riddles of an Illustration

Steven Heller has long pondered this 1948 "Saturday Evening Post" cover by onetime leading American illustrator Stevan Dohanos.

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Where Happiness is the GNP

Peter Bilak has launched a Kickstarter to fund a documentary about Bhutan—and what we all might learn from it.

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Chwast’s Saintly Art

Seymour Chwast's 1962 colored pencil drawing for "Saint Francis" is an elegant depiction of the patron saint of Italy and animals.

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The Rise of Centaur

Steven Heller talks with Misha Beletsky, co-author of "The Noblest Roman: A History of the Centaur Types of Bruce Rogers."