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Old-Fashioned Sketching

Today we all use cell phones to do exactly what our grand- and great grandparents did back in the day with sketchbooks.

Ken, With Logo by Paul Rand

The anti-Fascist magazine "Ken" was founded in March 1938 by publisher David A. Smart and editor Arnold Gingrich, the original creators of "Esquire."

Postage Cancellation

The latest Kat Ran Press dive into philately includes a short essay by the woodcut artist Antonio Frasconi that appeared in "Art in America" in 1941.

Weed is Not Grass Anymore

Medical marijuana packaging is a new frontier. And Jeff Johnson has just completed a brand and packaging system for Vireo cannabis products.