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The Real Truth About Babies, Voila!

From the Lester Beall–esque cover to the simple vector-like illustrations, this 1953 brochure issued by New York State is a pretty modern look at sex ed.

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Aesthetics Personified

Steven Heller talks with Eric Holzenberg about his new exhibition “For Art’s Sake: The Aesthetic Movement in Print & Beyond” at the Grolier Club of New York.

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Precision Hand-Work

These vintage hand-drawn beer labels show a level of craft and precision we do not see too often today.

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The Next 100 Days

Last Friday the Creative Action Network launched a new grassroots collection of posters highlighting 100 "things" that truly make America great

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Going Dutch With Paper

Paper vendors produced some stylish catalogues and sample books during the 20th century, but few matched the bravura of Papiermolen.

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Calligraphic Anime

Meghdad Asadi Lari details his new work of calligraphic animation, "Simorgh."

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Fluid Wood Type

Photo-Lettering catalogs, like this one from the early 1960s, are a source of reinvigorated vintage type design that cannot help but bring a smile to the eye.