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The Bankrupt Country

Die Pleite (Bankrupt) was a radical, left-wing publication associated with the DADA Berlin movement from 1919–1924.

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Weekend Heller: Summer in Rome

Steven Heller and co. from the Typography Workshop In Rome are accepting applications for the School of Visual Arts' summer event.

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The Color of Linen America

From the 1930s-40s, bright linen postcards with views of a faux painterly American landscape were the most popular kind of "wish you were here" sentiments.

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The Books of Ernst

Steven Heller talks with Martha Scotford about the exhibit and website for "Ernst Reichl: Wide Awake Typographer."

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The Future for the Young

Steven Heller opens a catalog for an exhibition of Russian Futurist art and realizes just how young the now-legendary pioneers of Avant Garde were.

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Laurie Rosenwald’s Bowie

Illustrator and author Laurie Rosenwald recalls the time she met David Bowie, world's worst art director.

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Design Data Deluge

"Graphic Designers Surveyed" is a fascinating book for stat nerds and designers who are interested in their peers.