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So, Duh

Quench your thirst for ingredient-free vintage soda labels.


Weekend Heller: In My Beautiful Balloon

Thanks to the Pilgrims we have Thanksgiving balloons. Thanks to Thanksgiving we have yet another way to promote the capitalist system. Just sayin’. . . . . Here are some iconic balloons of days past.    


Boola Boola

Steven Heller explores the history of the varsity letter.


Vive la France, Merci Bernard

Pierre Bernard, co-founder of the legendary French design collective Grapus, passed away on Monday. See his last poster here.


Wood Type in Motion

Steven Heller talks with Judith Poirier, a filmmaker with a special focus on experimental typography, as well as book design and printmaking.