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Art and Design is His Bag

Steven Heller talks with Museum of Wonder and Delight curator Dolph Gotelli about his new exhibition of shopping bags.

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The Devil’s Christmas in June

In 1941 The Composing Room published a Christmas gift for its customers: "The Devil's Pi" by Eli Cantor. In 1967, it was reillustrated and designed by Milton Glaser.

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The Hyperactive Paperback

Steve Heller takes a look at Ruben Pater's "The Politics of Design: A (Not So) Global Manual for Visual Communication."

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Old Words From the New Age

A few years ago, I was asked by Project Projects to contribute a 1988 Quentin Fiore interview for "The Electric Information Age Book."

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Letters From Svenska

"Pyttans AB and CD to Learn" is a strangely delightful ABC book dedicated to the Swedish opera singer Marianne Morner, also known as Pyttan.

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The Art of Rags

Printed Matter Inc. in New York has a new exhibition entitled "Realize Your Desires: Underground Press From the Library of Stefan Brecht," featuring a collection of alternative rags from the early ‘60s to mid ‘70s.