Design Theory

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The Passionate Thoughts of Jessica Helfand

Jessica Helfand is unafraid to question design dogma, pick apart jargon, investigate the motives and impulses of the field. Read a fascinating interview with her from Ken Gordon.

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A Glossary of Engraving Terms

Due to its insanely minute detail, engraving remains a little-known process. Here, Nancy Sharon Collins offers up a glossary of print engraving terms.

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Age-Old Symbols for the New Age

As graphic designers who specialize in logos and trademarks, Mark Fox and Angie Wang have done a splendid job in "Symbols: A Handbook for Seeing."