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Alllllllll Aboardddddd!

Michael Russem and the staff of Kat Ran Press make small booklets that are packed with wonderfully curious design work.

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Dancin’ Jamaica

Some of the best ad hoc ads Steven Heller has ever seen ever seen are collected in "Serious Things a Go Happen: Three Decades of Jamaican Dancehall Signs."

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Vintage Neo-Nazi Symbol

In the Reich the Odal rune was the symbol for the Blood and Soil movement, the Nazi idea of making a world where German people were destined to live on German land.

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Advertising Dutch

These Dutch ads published around 1949 are striking, with some being much more modern than others.

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Germany’s in the Details

During the Nazi era in Germany, countless documents and reference works of all kinds—no matter how seemingly insignificant—were published for the populace.

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You Will Obey

R. Sikoryak talks about his forthcoming book "Terms and Conditions: The Graphic Novel" (Drawn & Quarterly).

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A Rand Memorial

This is a memorial about Paul Rand by his good friend and colleague, the late Morris Wyszogrod.