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The Overlord’s Gift of Utopia

Ross MacDonald illustrated this faux 1950's Children's Guide to Utopia for the series finale of the Syfy Channel adaptation of Childhood's End.

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Faces Tell Stories

"Faces of Courage" is a powerful view of ordinary people in extraordinarily difficult circumstances, photographed by veteran photojournalist Mark Tuschman.

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Menage a Homage Deux

Lithuanian-born, Polish-based Stasys Eidrigevicius is known for his surreal posters and illustration—as well as fantastical masks, stage sets and paintings.

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Fresh Force: A Postmodern Classic

When the Duffy Design Group published the Fresh Force Guide Book in 1986, the design community was introduced to the Midwestern Postmodern style.

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Hygiene and Handwriting

During the late 19th century, when typewriters were just emerging, precise, formulaic penmanship and letter-making was an essential business tool.

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Who’s Your Daddy

Were classic French and American icons the source of the cliched socialist realism so popular during the Soviet era?

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Back in the USSR

Arthur Szyk, a Polish-born American artist (1894–1951), created a collection of 10 lithographs comprising his "Visual History of Nations" series.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Style

Sarajevo-based designer and professor of industrial design Asim Đelilović just published "Museum in Exile," a brand new history of this hot-button region.