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Laurie Rosenwald’s Bowie

Illustrator and author Laurie Rosenwald recalls the time she met David Bowie, world's worst art director.

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Design Data Deluge

"Graphic Designers Surveyed" is a fascinating book for stat nerds and designers who are interested in their peers.

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Mr. Natural’s Birth Father

Walt Disney's Albert Hurter was the man behind the characters and the godfather of some underground comics artists, including R. Crumb.

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Deco Tykes, Deco Types

Still hate your textbooks of yesteryear? These Catalan specimens, with covers designed with an art deco joyfulness, show respect for the eyes of the users.

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La Novella de Hoy

La Novella de Hoy was a series of novels, first published in 1922, featuring renowned partners and graphics, groundbreaking and surprisingly ribald images.

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Blades of Spanish Steel

Safety razor patents were filed as early as 1880. They offered a close shave and a packaging boon for printers worldwide to create razor blade wrappers.

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Poster Stamps of Modern Germany

Hans Sachs founded the Verein der Plakat Freunde with Hans Meyer in 1905. Out of this poster cult evolved a passion for poster stamps. Here are a few.