Steven Heller

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Look Up Yonder

Ivan Chermayeff and Kurt Vonnegut made beautiful music when they teamed up in 1980 to make a children's book about creation: "Sun Moon Star."

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Second City Packages

The 27 Chicago Designers organization was founded in 1936 to promote the work of its wide range of members.

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Whip Up Some Hard-Hitting Ads

This "Localized ACTION Advertising" booklet for the Morgan building materials company demonstrates the direct style of Depression-era advertising.

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Alt-Dystopian Flags

Heller rounds up a selection of fictional alternate history flag designs from different stories and miniseries.

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Vintage Goya

"The Disasters of War" by Francisco Goya is arguably as or even more powerful and poignant than any of the other timeless anti-war artworks—which is why their presence on wine bottles raises some questions.

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When Politics Was Art

Victor Navasky's satiric magazine Monocle, published from the late 1950s through the mid-1960s, had its finger on the pulse of things to come.