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When Money Was Just Dough

Notgeld (“emergency” or “necessity money”) refers to money issued by cities in Germany and Austria during the 1920s, a period of rapid and rabid inflation. Here are several examples.

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Hamilton Woodtype Goes Retail

Hamilton Ink Spot is the first venture to which Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum lends its name. Based in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, Hamilton is the only museum dedicated to the preservation, study, production and printing of wood type. With …

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What’s In Your Wallet?

Wallets aren’t merely receptacles of identification, credit cards and cash. They reveal a lot about the carrier. Take a peek inside Steven Heller’s.

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Undefined by Design gallery show

“Undefined by Design,” a gallery show at Lorimoto curated by Brian LaRossa, explores the relationship between contemporary art and design.

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Math and Science Italiane

Italian education is pretty good. Partly because the publications used by students are so appealing. Explore a few examples.

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Three Italian Nameplates

While recently picking through the surprisingly meager stacks of Italian ephemera in the flea markets, I came across a veritable history of masthead types. Take a closer look.

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We All Want A Little Utopia

Heller discusses the idea of utopia. Since he’s on the look out for books, pamphlets and articles that mention utopia, he shows us one example.