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All Chwast, All the Time

The definitive archive of Seymour Chwast — legendary illustrator and co-founder of Push Pin Studios — is now online.

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Bradbury Thompson’s Genius

Bradbury Thompson (1911–1995) was the maestro when it came to the magazine as symphony. Steven Heller opens up two issues of his Westvaco Inspirations.

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Hazardous to Your Wealth

In 1975, the tobacco company of Yerevan, Armenia, ran a contest asking for a redesign of its cigarette packaging. Discover who won—and what happened next.

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What’s Missing Here?

Heller cracks open a reading primer from the 30s and finds some pretty images—accompanied by segregation and a Stepford obedience to the dominant order.