History

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Dwiggins Lives!

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

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The Dean of Design

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

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M-i-l-t-o-n

Stephen Alcorn's "MILTON GLASER, IL DUCA DI NEW YORK: A Series of Portrait Tributes" is a tour de force of drawing craft and skill.

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Drinking in Bottle Design

Steven Heller opens a late 19th- to early 20th-century French bottle and label producer's chromolithographic catalog of samples.

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On a Mission

Here is an address Walter Dorwin Teague gave in 1936: "Industrial Art and Its Future."

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Designing With Heart

“The heart is a very, very resilient little muscle. It really is,” said Woody Allen’s character in Hannah and Her Sisters. Heart: Anatomy, Function and Diseases (Dell, 1962) was part of a unique series of “Visual” books illustrated by leading designers. This one, illustrated by George Giusti, is comprised of his abstract and representational...

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Paula Scher Talks Technology in Design

Interviewing Paula Scher is like talking to the graphic design professor that I always wanted but never had. Here, she talks about technology in design and…