Daily Heller

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Madison Square Garden’s Hate Fest

The parallels with the RNC aren't the same, but there was a hint of the Bund rally at Madison Square Garden in 1939, from graphics to rhetoric.

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The World of Scraps

Steven Heller thumbs through the pages of a historic scrapbook from 1909.

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Platonic Perfection

In the late 1940s, when "The Use of Heads in Commercial Art" was produced, stereotypes of the Platonic ideal and accepted fashions were sophomoric.

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Futura’s Paul Renner Tackles Color

Steven Heller opens up a 1946 copy of "Color, Order and Harmony: A Color Theory for Artists and Craftsmen" by Paul Renner (creator of Futura), translated by Alexander Nesbitt.

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Letter to a Divider

Sean Wolcott of Hampton Creek discusses the full-page Donald Trump ad he designed that ended up in "The New York Times."