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The Case of the Dummy Nose

Seymour Chwast published "The Nose," a thematic self-promotional publication, from 1997–2009. Here is the rediscovered dummy for the "Tricks" issue.

Savage Arts

Steven Heller interviews Joe Newton, who has been doing illustrations for Dan Savage's "Savage Love" column for 15 years.

That’s a Lot of Shirt

Back in the do-a-lot-with-a-little days of product promotion and branding, Phillips-Van Heusen produced this lovely little "A Short Shirt Tale."

A Reason for Weapons

Thanks to my monthly subscription to Stack, the independent magazine delivery service, I recently was introduced to the journal "Weapons of Reason."

Pulping Bodoni

Pulp is the "quarterly journal of people and paper," published for customers and clients of the Italian paper company Fedrigoni.

Dwiggins Lives!

The first comprehensive illustrated biography of William Addison Dwiggins is going on "sale" through a Kickstarter campaign launched by Letterform Archive.

The Dean of Design

Will Bradley (1868–1962) is an underappreciated American design pioneer overshadowed by other Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts practitioners.