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Featured RDA Winner: Harvard Review Covers

These covers for Harvard Review (a literary journal) are comprised of geometric forms which take a cue from the angular and curvilinear forms found in the typeface used for the journal’s title (a modified version of House Industries’ Neutraface).

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Before Cigarette Warning Labels

Before cigarette warning labels, tobacco products were sold loose, in plugs or in bags sealed with a product name or brand mark printed on a tiny tin tag or clasp. Explore several examples and their history.

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Visit Crimea’s Resorts

There has clearly been a great deal of conversation surrounding Crimea. Learn more about this city’s role in Intourist, the former Soviet tourism arm.

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An Engraver of Soviet Leaders and Armenian Crosses

The iconic Soviet Constructivists, Productivists and Social Realists are well known to many of us, but the majority of Soviet propaganda artists, writers and designers remain more or less in the shadows of history, if not entirely anonymous. Discover Hrachia Stepanyan and his art.

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When Designer Becomes Client

After years and numerous concepts, Ellen Shapiro – author of The Graphic Designer’s Guide to Clients – finally tracks down the perfect cover for her book.

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MFA: Master of Fascist Artlessness

This isn’t an April Fool’s Day prank. An art school that promotes Nazi ideology is scheduled to open in Chile, reports The Jewish Daily Forward.