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Bill English Covers Rex Stout

When Viking began publishing mystery maestro Rex Stout and his Nero Wolfe series in the early 1950s, they selected Bill English to design the jackets.

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Peas Please

Meet The Blue Boy, the trade character for Blue Boy Peas, c. 1935.

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Weekend Daily Heller: Happy 4th

While thinking about liberty and freedom, I read a story in Hyperallergic about the digitized Joseph A. Labadie Collection at the University of Michigan.

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Otl Aicher en Francais

Steven Heller cracks open Otl Aicher's "le monde comme projet," a literate collection of writings on Aicher's engagement with typographic modernism.

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Have You No Sense of Decency, Sir?

Two names worth knowing are Joseph N. Welch, a brilliant lawyer who brought down Joseph McCarthy's tyranny in the 1950s, and Stan Freberg, a brilliant satirist (and advertising creative) who brought down many of the mighty through wit and humor.

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Wordless Messaging

Armando Milani has curated nearly 200 posters by more than 100 designers from around the world for his new book, "No Words Posters."