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Return to Sender

The other day I received a letter within a letter from Marian Bantjes that included a message and a challenge.

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Getting In and Out of a Pickle

Where does the phrase “in a pickle” originate? Explore this and Heinz’s role in the proliferation of the common expression.

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The Starch Bomb

Explore a pamphlet produced for Muzzy’s starch, which is an example of Victorian design among other things.

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Taking Off: The Sis Tapestry (and Book)

A new exhibition with Peter Sis’ illustrations for “The Little Prince” is currently open. Sis has also designed a Bayeux-sized tapestry — view the handiwork that’s going into making this piece.

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Bradbury Thompson’s Ga Ga Moment

Steven Heller draws attention to Bradbury Thompson, editor/designer of Westvaco Inspirations and art director of Mademoiselle magazine with a short profile and several examples of his work.

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Featured RDA Judge: Caleb Bennett

We are pleased to announce that Caleb Bennett (follow him on twitter @_calebbennett), WIRED senior art director, will be one of our six esteemed RDA judges. Bennett, a Texas native, is looking forward to his first time at bat selecting winning designs …

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Powers of Ten to the Tenth Power

Steven Heller explains why he was “enthralled ” with Charles and Ray Eames’ “Powers of Ten” documentary and Kees Boeke’s “Cosmic View: The Universe in 40 Jumps” book.